Millie Abernathy

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Millie M. Abernathy, 89, of Perryville died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, at Perry Oaks Manor.

She was born Dec. 10, 1917, in Lincoln, Ill., daughter of James and Zelphia Spinkles Cadle. She and Hale Abernathy were married Sept. 13, 1938. He died Sept. 6, 1973.

Abernathy was a member of York Chapel Methodist Church, Perry County Art Guild and United Methodist Women. She volunteered at the Perry County Memorial Hospital.

Survivors include two sons, James Abernathy of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., and David Abernathy of Coos Bay, Ore.; three grandsons; and four great-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers and sisters and a son, Andrew Abernathy.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Young and Sons Funeral Home. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Dr. Sharon Howard officiating. Burial will be at York Chapel Cemetery in Longtown, Mo.