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Mary Ellen Abernathy

August 14, 1930 — November 19, 2010

Mary Ellen Abernathy

Mrs. Mary Ellen 'Smith' Abernathy passed away Friday morning, November 19, 2010, at the Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, at the age of 80 years, 3 months & 5 days. Mary was born on August 14, 1930, in Farmington, and was the daughter of Leonard William Smith and Myrtle Ellen 'Cox' Smith. Also preceding-in-death were: her husband, Gervis C. "Jack" Abernathy (2001); 2 Sisters: Wanda L. Pipkin (2003); Norma Dorris Wichman Lewis (2002) and a Brother: Willard Eugene Smith (2002).

Mary Ellen was a longtime faithful member of Delassus Baptist Church.

Survivors Include : 3 Children - Pamela Jean Greenwood, of Cedar Hill, Texas; Gervis Lee "Jack" (& Jere Ann) Abernathy, of Elkridge, Maryland & James Cecil (& Melanie R.) Abernathy, of Columbia, Missouri. 1 Brother, Eddie Lowell (& June) Smith, of Delassus. 4 Grandchildren: Ouida Ellen (& Clayton Michael) Hammer, of Little Elm, Texas; Aaron James Abernathy, of Columbia, Missouri; Matthew Todd Abernathy, of Jefferson City, Missouri & Kimberly Hope Abernathy, of Elkridge, Maryland. 2 Step-Grandchildren: Michael James Childers & Marcus Kirkland Childers, both of Columbia, Missouri. Also surviving are numerous Nieces & Nephews.

Visitation: Tuesday, 5-8 pm. Visitation resumes Wednesday, 6:30 am

Funeral : Wednesday, 1:00 p.m., Nov. 24, 2010

at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Rev. Charles Schrum officiating.

Interment follows at Doe Run Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials preferred to : Delassus Baptist Church

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