Mr. John David Abernathy Sr., age 75, of Newnan, GA, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, in Wedowee, AL.
He was born on May 24, 1937, in Chambers County, AL, to the late Henry S. Abernathy and Docia Gooden Abernathy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret “Mickie” Abernathy; sisters, Stella Pierce, Nellie Ruth Allen; and brother, Vincent Abernathy.
He retired from Delta Airlines after 31 years as a material expediter.
Mr. Abernathy is survived by his children, John David Abernathy Jr. and his wife Sherri, Laurie Abernathy with Larry Andrews, and Cyndi Hale and her husband Greg; grandchildren, Autumn Abernathy, Andrew Lee Hale, Nikki Hale and great-grandchild, Amanda Lee Trinity Hale; sisters, Juanita Allen, Sara Yancey, and Diann Nix and her husband Charles “Buddy.”
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.mckoon.com .
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 26 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home, Pastor Ron Conger officiating. Entombment will be in Shadow Lawn Cemetery in LaGrange, GA. Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home.
McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St., Newnan, GA 30263; 770-253-4580