Elihue Richard and Nevada Howell Abernathy
Elihue Abernathy and Nevada Howell
(Little girl is Lois Crowder.)
Elihue Richard Abernathy, son
of John Starling Abernathy and Mary Susan Gravitt, husband of Nevada
Nevada Howell Abernathy, daughter
of Robert Howell and Liddie Abernathy, wife of Elihue Richard Abernathy.
forever in the arms of Jesus
ELIHUE RICHARD ABERNATHY
The Weekly Tribune News (Cartersville, Georgia)
— December 09, 1954
Funeral Rites Elihu Abernathy Set Wednesday
Elihu R. Abernathy, 64, well known farmer of Cartersville, Route 1,
passed away at 9:30 a.m. Monday, December 6, at his home, following
a sudden illness.
A native of Bartow County, he was the son of John S. and Mary Gravitt
Abernathy. Thirty-eight years ago, he was married to Miss Nevada Howell,
who survives her husband.
He was affiliated with the Baptist church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 8, at the
Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie Howell officiating.
Interment followed in the nearby cemetery, with the Owen Funeral Home
in charge of arrangements.
Active pallbearers were Walt Gravley, Allen Rogers, Frank Cox, Robert
Mitchell, Danny Clark and John Veltee.
Survivors, besides the widow, include two daughters, Mrs. Hugh Sanford
and Mrs. John Waits, both of Bartow County; four sons, Odie, Melvin,
DeWitt and Oliver Abernathy, all of Bartow County; two sisters, Mrs.
Matilda Barger, of Cartersville, and Mrs. Minnie Elgia, of Anniston,
Alabama; two brothers, Cleve Abernathy, of Rydal, and Linford Abernathy
of Cartersville; and five grand children.
NEVADA HOWELL ABERNATHY
Daily Tribune (Cartersville, Georgia) February 22,
Mrs. Nevada H. Abernathy, 87, of 517 Cassville Road,
died in a local hospital Sunday, February 21, 1982, following an extended
She was a native of Bartow County and was a daughter of the late Bob
and Liddie A. Howell. She was a member of the Macedonia Primitive
Baptist Church and was a housewife.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Hugh Sanford of Cartersville and
Mrs. John W. Waits of Emerson; four sons, Odie, Melvin, DeWitt and
Oliver Abernathy, all of Cartersville; 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren,
and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her
husband, Elihue R. Abernathy, in 1954.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, February 23, at the
Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church on Canton Highway with Elder Wayne
Peters and Elder W.D. Howell officiating. Interment will be in the
Old Macedonia Cemetery. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
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