Old Macedonia Cemetery
Elihu Tinsley and Nancy Elizabeth Young Abernathy
Elihu Tinsley Abernathy, son of Daniel Abernathy and Sarah Coley, husband of Nancy E. Young
Nancy E. Young Abernathy, daughter of Zachariah Young and Mary Adeline Coley, wife of Elihu Tinsley Abernathy
Elihue Tinsley Abernathy
The Tribune (Cartersville, Georgia) – March 03, 1932
E.T. Abernathy Rites Saturday
Elihue Tinsley Abernathy, 73, died at his home near
Adairsville Friday after a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted
from Macedonia church Saturday with Rev. C.W. Newberry officiating.
Interment was in the churchyard cemetery with the following gentlemen
serving as pall bearers: Messers. W.S. Knight, Eli Parker, Wallace
Alexander, Joseph Knight, D.R. Parker and W.R. Alexander. John W.
Jones funeral director was in charge.
NOTES: Wife was Nancy Elizabeth Young.
She was still living at the time of Elihue’s death.
Nancy Elizabeth Young Abernathy
The Tribune (Cartersville, Georgia) January 1, 1942
Adairsville, GA, Dec., 29, (Special) — Mrs. Nancy Elizabeth Young Abernathy, age 77, died at her home in Adairsville Tuesday, December 23rd, after a brief illness. She had lived in Bartow County her entire life and was a member of the Center Baptist church for over fifty years. Everyone called her Aunt Nan as she was a sweet and gentle woman, beloved by all who knew her.
She is survived by one brother, John Young of Cartersville, five daughters, Miss Jewel Abernathy, with whom she lived, Mrs. C.D. Pope of Cartersville, Mrs. E.S. Gentry and Mrs. E.L. Abernathy of Rydal and Mrs. W.N. McGhin, of Adairsville; twenty-three grandchildren and one great grandchild.
Funeral services were held on Christmas day from the Macedonia Baptist church at 11 o’clock with Rev. Howard Cordelle and Rev. Raymond Banks officiating.
The pallbearers were her grandsons, Lucius Pope, Odie Pope, James Pope, Buster, Gene, and Elmer Gentry. Interment was in the family plot in the Macedonia cemetery, Veach and Bartow in charge.
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Old Macedonia Cemetery, Bartow County, Georgia