Lee Edward and Helen Idella Abernathy Deal
Idella Helen Abernathy
Helen Idella Abernathy, daughter of Reuben Bartow Abernathy
and Bertia Evelyn Cox, wife of Lee Edward Deal, former wife of Grady
Bertia with Idella, Hansel and baby
Helen Idella Abernathy Deal
Daily Tribune (Bartow County) February 14, 1994
Idella Abernathy Deal, 74, of Victory Drive, Woodstock,
died Saturday, Friday 12, 1994.
She was born March 1, 1919, in Bartow County, a daughter of Elder
Bartow Abernathy and Bertie Cox Abernathy, retired from Marietta Hosiery
after 33 years and a member of Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church.
Surviving are her husband, Lee Edward Deal of Woodstock, two daughters
and sons-in-law, Barbara and Jerry Robinson of Acworth, Mary and Bill
Prather of Cartersville; sons and daughters-in-law, Bill and Brenda
Abernathy and Harvey and Kathy Abernathy, all of Woodstock; stepchildren,
Edna and Clyde Farist of Acworth, Hazel Joyner of Decatur, Ruth and
Phil Clements of Acworth, Hoyt and Maxine Deal of Woodstock, Bobby
and Stella Deal of Maryland; 18 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren
and a sister, Bonnie Bennett of Woodstock.
Funeral services were held Monday, February 14 at 1 p.m. from Owen
Funeral Home and Chapel with the Rev. Dan Nail officiating. Burial
was in Old Macedonia Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Tim Prather, Phil Clements, Ronnie Farist, Hoyt Deal,
John Bennett and Steve Deal.
Lee Edward Deal
The Cherokee Tribune (Canton, GA), February 23,
Lee Edward Deal, 89, of Woodstock, died Monday.
Services were scheduled Wednesday at Collins Funeral Home Chapel,
with the Rev. Charles Callahan officiating. Burial will be in the
Old Macedonia Cemetery.
A longtime resident of Acworth, Mr. Deal retired from Unique Knitting
Mills after 35 years of service. He was a Baptist.
Survivors include two sons, Hoyt Deal of Woodstock and Bobby Lee Deal
of Edgewater, Maryland; three daughters, Hazel Joyner of Conyers,
Edna Mae Farist and Ruth Clement, both of Acworth; two stepsons, Bill
Abernathy and Harvey Abernathy of Woodstock; two stepdaughters, Barbara
Robinson of Acworth and Mary Belle Prather of Cartersville; one sister,
Geraldine Landers of Winston; 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren;
one great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
NOTE: Lee Deal was married to Helen Idella Abernathy of Bartow County.
Helen died nine days before Lee on February 12, 1994.
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