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Sunday, 26 May 2019 18:03

Francis Earl Abernathy

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Francis Earl Abernathy, age 83, of Dolphin, VA passed away May 25, 2019. He is the son of the late Charles Hubert and Jane Fleshood Abernathy. He is preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Catherine Weller Abernathy; his sisters, Estelle Murray, Edith House, Rachel Pearson and Susie Jones; and his brothers, Harry, Heartwell, Alwyn and Cloud Abernathy. He is survived by his children, Kathryn A. Whitlow and husband Michael, Jacqueline A. Waldron, Francis-James H. “Abbie” Abernathy and wife Sarah, John-Scott H. Abernathy and wife Cheryl and Zane-Merle Abernathy; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Friday, May 31, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Williams Funeral Home with interment at Liberty Church Cemetery, Dolphin, VA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Dorothy Lucy, 6062 Liberty Rd., Dolphin, VA 23843 or the Dolphin Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 67, Dolphin, VA 23843.
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  • Comment Link Tom Neumayer (BACC) Thursday, 30 May 2019 14:57 posted by Tom Neumayer (BACC)

    Kitten, Michael and Family:

    God will comfort you during this difficult time and you will know His peace. Know also that you are in my prayers.

  • Comment Link Jean, Kristin and Shane Abernathy Thursday, 30 May 2019 10:42 posted by Jean, Kristin and Shane Abernathy

    So sad to hear of Uncle Francis passing. May he rest in peace. The last of the brothers and sisters. Miss them all. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kitten, Jackie, Abbie, John, Zane and your families.
    With Sympathy,
    Jean Abernathy, Kristin & Shane Abernathy

  • Comment Link Loretta  James Nicholson Class of 71 Thursday, 30 May 2019 00:52 posted by Loretta James Nicholson Class of 71

    To Kathy and Family:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this of sorrow.

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