Doctor Lewis McLaurine Abernathy, Sr

Male 1932 - 2005  (73 years)


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  • Name Doctor Lewis McLaurine Abernathy, Sr 
    Title Doctor 
    Suffix Sr 
    Born 15 Jun 1932  McComb, Pike County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 04 Nov 2005  Craighead County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Oaklawn (Woodlawn or Westlawn) Cemetery Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1191210722  Abernathy, Charles and Alice Short
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2012 

    Father Andrew Hawkins Abernathy, Jr,   b. 21 May 1910, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Oct 1981, Craighead County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Marianna Unknown,   b. 06 Oct 1912,   d. 12 Feb 1997, Craighead County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F1079350254  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Mary Alice Unknown,   b. Unknown 
    Children 
     1. Lewis Abernathy, Jr,   b. Unknown
     2. Matthew Abernathy,   b. Unknown
     3. Marifrances Abernathy,   b. Unknown
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2009 
    Family ID F1079350255  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Karen L Warwick,   b. Abt 1948 
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F1079350330  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jun 1932 - McComb, Pike County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 04 Nov 2005 - Craighead County, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oaklawn (Woodlawn or Westlawn) Cemetery Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obituary from the archives of the Jonesboro Sun

      Dr. Lewis Abernathy

      DENTON, Texas -- Dr. Lewis "Dugan" Abernathy, 73, of Denton, formerly of Jonesboro, died at his residence in Denton on Friday, Nov. 4.

      He was an economics professor at the University of North Texas and a Navy veteran. He was born at McComb, Miss., to Andrew and Marianna McLaurine Abernathy before being raised in Jonesboro and graduating from Jonesboro High School. Lewis was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Denton.

      Survivors include his wife Mary Alice Abernathy of the home; two sons, Lewis Abernathy Jr. of Denton and Matthew Abernathy of Denver, Colo.; a daughter, Marifrances Casey of Celeste, Texas; a brother, Dr. Andrew H. Abernathy III of Atlanta, Ga.; four stepchildren; five grandchildren; and nine stepgrandchildren.

      Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today at the Langford-Bookout Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Tommy Toombs officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro.

      Langford-Bookout Funeral Home of Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

      Visitation will be from 12 noon until service time today at the funeral home.

      Memorial may be made to the Lewis Abernathy Scholarship fund at the University of North Texas in Denton.


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