Charles Abernathy The Funeral for Charles Edwin Abernathy, 83, of Athens will be at 2:00 today at Spry Funeral Homewith Robert Fudge officiating. Burial will be at Limestone Memorial Gardens. Visitation was from 5-8 Saturday at the Funeral Home. Mr. Abernathy died Friday, August 17, 2012 at home Charles Abernathy was born Oct. 26, 1928 in Limestone Co. He was A member of Ephesus Church of Christin Athens.Mr Abernathy retired from Wright and Lopez and was an a real estate investor. He was an avid CB operator with the handle "Casey Jones". He was preceeded in death by his wife Tena Payne Abernathy. Survivors include his son Roger Dale Abernathy and wife Paula of Athens. daughters Shirley A. Haney and husband Jimmy Don and Carol Blackwood and husband Felton, All of Decatur; Grandchildren, Tracy Mckelvey, Trent Terry and Bradley Terry, all of Decatur, Chad Abernathy and Daniel Abernathy, both of Athens, Six great grandchildren; brothers, Elton Abernathy, Ellis Abernathy and Wesley Abernathy, All of Athens, sisters, Betty Eubanks of Toney, Katherine Bowers and Patricia Simmons, both of Athens, and Margaret Smith of Huntsville; Nieces and Nephews. Pallbears are Trent Terry, Bradley Terry, Chad Abernathy, Daniel Abernathy, Tanner Terry, Jeff Hannah,Braidy Terry and Jacob Mckelvey. Sign the online guestbook at Spryfuneralhome.com
C. E. Abernathy was a descendant of "our" Robert, through his GGrandson John (1) Abernathy, with an excellent paper trail, and DNA test through myself, Nephew David Abernathy.