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Wednesday, 18 November 2020 12:07

James Norborne Abernathy, Jr.

James Norborne Abernathy, Jr., age 91, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020. A lifelong resident of Rawlings, VA, he was the son of the late James Norborne and Mary Elizabeth Jones Abernathy. He was a lifelong farmer, an avid rabbit hunter, and loved his Beagles. He will be remembered as a kind, hardworking man who loved his family very much. Mr. Abernathy is survived by his wife of 72 years, Jane Daniel Abernathy; a daughter, Dale A. Rogers (Hildrey L. Winn); grandchildren, Jamie Rogers (Tracey) and Tony Rogers (Amy); great-grandchildren, T.J. Rogers, Jordan Rogers, Courtney K. Caudle, Aaron Ruddick, and Mallie Ruddick; and a great-great-granddaughter, Brinley Bunch. Services will be private however condolences may be expressed at www.williamsfuneralhomeva.com.
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  • Comment Link Gail Myers Thursday, 19 November 2020 09:13 posted by Gail Myers

    Dearest Dale and Miss Jane & Family,
    Please accept my condolences on the passing of your beloved husband, father, grandfather, great and great, great grandfather. My thoughts and prayers are with you and for you during this especially difficult time.
    Mrs. Gail Myers

  • Comment Link Anne Gayle Cheely Thursday, 19 November 2020 08:08 posted by Anne Gayle Cheely

    So very sorry for your loss but hrs resting peacefully now in heaven.

  • Comment Link Ashley Abernathy Wednesday, 18 November 2020 15:49 posted by Ashley Abernathy

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Abernathy. I had the pleasure of knowing him and his family for several years by working at Bank of America. Prayers for comfort in the days to come.

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