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Mrs. Annie B. Abernathy, of 114 Summit Street, died Saturday, following a lingering illness.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Eliza Keever, Cartersville; Mrs. Lillian Milsap, Canton; two sons, the Rev Nat Abernathy and Frank Abernathy, both of Cartersville; 13 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. from the Macedonia Baptist Church, with Elder Willie Howell and Rev. Tom Bill Blackburn officiating. Interment was in the old Macedonia Cemetery.

Mrs. Abernathy was a native of Lumpkin County and is the widow of the late Rev. Will R. Abernathy.

Owen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Notes on full name:
Annie Blackburn Abernathy

Notes on husband’s name:
William Robert Abernathy

Death Date
(or publication date): March 30, 1972

Cemetary: Old Macedonia Cemetery

The Tribune
Cartersville, Georgia
March 30, 1972, page 8