Old Macedonia Cemetery
John T and Delphanie A. Tidwell Abernathy
John Thomas, son of Daniel Abernathy and Sarah Coley, husband of Delphanie Ann Tidwell; shares stone with Delphanie
Delphanie Ann Tidwell, daughter of Francis Marion Tidwell and Ann Gravitt, wife of John Thomas Abernathy
John Thomas Abernathy
Bartow Herald (Cartersville, Georgia), March 22,
He had been sick about five weeks, of bronchial pneumonia,
and loved ones were faithful to the end in their very diligent way,
administering to our loved one every want and need.
He was 77 years and eight months old, and had suffered severely. The glorious thought is our loss is Heaven's gain. But how we all loved him and we miss his smiling face.
He was a member and also pastor of Macedonia Church, and believed in a true and living God. He united with Primitive Baptist Church several years ago and took up the Cross of Jesus and followed in His foot-prints.
There was nothing he enjoyed better than to gather around the fireside and tell of the love of God and preaching sinners to turn to Christ. And how we all do miss him!
He made his home with Mrs. W.C. Blackburn till her last marriage to Mr. B.Z. Hight. About two years ago he moved with his daughter, Mrs. J.C. Parker, although he spent most of his time among the children.
Funeral services were held at Macedonia church with
Elder W.E. Hembree officiating. His grace was a mound of beautiful
Three bothers and one sister also survive. They are: W.R., E.T. and Bartow Abernathy and Mrs. J.M. Knight. Sixty-five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends mourn his death.
NOTES: His wife was Delphanie Ann Tidwell.
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Old Macedonia Cemetery, Bartow County, Georgia