Nancy Elizabeth Young Abernathy

The Tribune News
Cartersville, Georgia
January 1, 1942
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Adairsville, GA, Dec., 29, (Special) — Mrs. Nancy Elizabeth Young Abernathy, age 77, died at her home in Adairsville Tuesday, December 23rd, after a brief illness. She had lived in Bartow County her entire life and was a member of the Center Baptist church for over fifty years. Everyone called her Aunt Nan as she was a sweet and gentle woman, beloved by all who knew her.

She is survived by one brother, John Young of Cartersville, five daughters, Miss Jewel Abernathy, with whom she lived, Mrs. C.D. Pope of Cartersville, Mrs. E.S. Gentry and Mrs. E.L. Abernathy of Rydal and Mrs. W.N. McGhin, of Adairsville; twenty-three grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Funeral services were held on Christmas day from the Macedonia Baptist church at 11 o’clock with Rev. Howard Cordelle and Rev. Raymond Banks officiating.

The pallbearers were her grandsons, Lucius Pope, Odie Pope, James Pope, Buster, Gene, and Elmer Gentry. Interment was in the family plot in the Macedonia cemetery, Veach and Bartow in charge.


Notes on daughters’ names:
Alba Abernathy (Mrs. C.D. Pope)(wife of Cabe D. Pope)
Julia Abernathy (Mrs. E.S. Gentry)(wife of Eli S. Gentry)
Ethel Abernathy (Mrs. E.L. Abernathy) (wife of Linford Abernathy)
Nancy Jan Aberanthy (Mrs. W.N. McGhin) (wife of William McGhin)


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