The family will receive friends from 12 until 2 pm Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Perry Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. Perry Funeral Home directing. www.perryfuneral.net.
Survivors include his wife, Betty Nail Abernathy; sons, Terry (Tina) Abernathy, Spring Garden, Robby (Tammy) Abernathy, Centre; daughters, Beverly (Mike) Hightower, Evelyn (Lamar) Tosh, Leesburg; brother, Jimmy David Abernathy, Cedar Bluff; sisters, Eunice Gregory, Cedar Bluff, Linda Kelley, Cedar Bluff, Patricia McKerley, Centre; nine grandchildren; four great grandchildren; special friends, Larry & Janet Russell, Dot Johnson and Mrs. Webb.
Mr. Abernathy was the son of the late Marvin Lee and Dorothy Irene Jenkins Abernathy.