David Ellis Abernathy, 87, of Athens, died Friday, February 23, 2018, at Athens-Limestone Hospital. He was born November 9, 1930, in Limestone County. He was a member of the Church of Christ and retired from L&S Foodland, Athens.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Gatlin Cemetery. Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. Monday at Spry Funeral Home.
Survivors include son, David Abernathy of Athens; brothers, Elton Abernathy of Athens and Wesley Abernathy of Elkmont; sisters, Kathryn Bowers of Athens, Margaret Smith of Huntsville and Patricia Simmons of Athens; grandchildren, Amber Mendoza-Jiminez and Jessie Abernathy; and great-grandchildren, Ana, Grace and Bella.
Published on February 26, 2018