Abernathy, Mrs. Clay

Mrs. Clay Abernathy died Monday at the residence of Dr. J. B. Witherington, at Munford.  Her home was in Ripley, Tenn., and she was at Munford on a visit to her daughter-in-law, Mrs. W. M. Abernathy.  She was a native of Middle Tennessee and was in her 72nd year. She was the widow of the late J. M. Abernathy, pioneer strawberry grower of Curve, Tenn., who preceded her to the grave only four months ago. The remains will be sent to Ripley, where the funeral will be conducted at the residence of Rev. Hood, followed by interment in Maplewood cemetery. She was a life long member of the Methodist church and a woman of highest Christian character. Besides her daughter-in-law, she leaves one grandson, W. M. Abernathy, Jr., and one brother, Phil Webb, of Dyersburg, Tenn., and two other brothers and three sisters, all of Texas.

(The Covington Leader, Dec. 27, 1917)

Full Name: Mary Clay Web Abernathy
DOB: 30 Sep 1845
DOD: 24 Dec 1917
Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tennessee

Husband: John Mortimer Abernathy
DOB: 9 Nov 1840
DOD: 17 Aug 1917
Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Ripley, Lauderdale County, Tennessee

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