Old Macedonia Cemetery

Reuben Bartow and Bertia Evelyn Cox Abernathy

Bertia Cox


Reuben Bartow Abernathy; son of John Thomas Abernathy and Delphanie Ann Tidwell, husband of Bertia Evelyn Cox.

Bertia Evelyn Cox, daughter of James Presley Cox and Mary Jane Mills, wife of Reuben Bartow Abernathy.

Bertia with Idella, Hansel and baby Abernathy

Reuben Bartow Abernathy

Weekly Tribune News (Cartersville, Georgia) January 09, 1964

Funeral services for Bartow Abernathy, 70, of Woodstock, were conducted Friday at 11 a.ma. in the New Macedonia Baptist Church. Elders Willie Howell and Earl Myers officiated.
Mr. Abernathy was a retired farmer and an elder in the Primitive Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Lee E. Deal, Mrs. John M. Bennett of Woodstock, Mrs. Mattie Huey of Acworth; one son, the Rev. Hansel Abernathy of Cartersville; five sisters, Mrs. Nancy Hite and Mrs. Bertha Osborne of Austell; Mrs. Minnie Bivins and Mrs. Nellie Summey of Cartersville; Mrs. Etta Jones of Acworth; and one brother Andrew Abernathy of Woodstock; 12 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
NOTES: Reuben Bartow Abernathy’s wife is Bertia Evelyn Cox.
Daughters are:
Helen Idella Abernathy (Mrs. Grady W. Abernathy)
Bonnie Abernathy (Mrs. John M. Bennett)
Mattilene Abernathy (Mrs. Huey)

Bertie Evelyn Cox Abernathy

The Herald Tribune (Cartersville, Georgia) January 04, 1973

Mrs. Bartow (Bertie) Abernathy, 75, of Route 3, Woodstock, died Sunday, December 31.
Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m., from the Macedonia primitive Baptist Church, with Elder W. D. Howell and the Rev. Lawrence Lockett officiating. Interment was in the old Macedonia Cemetery.

Survivors include their daughters, Mrs. John N. Bennett, and Mrs. Lee Deal, both of Woodstock; Mrs. Ernest Buchner, Marietta; a son, the Rev. Hansel Abernathy, Cartersville; three sisters, Mrs. Homer Lee, Cartersville; Mrs. Maggie Sumner, Jasper; Mrs. Elizabeth Young, Dalton; 12 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Collins Funeral Home of Acworth was in charge of arrangements.

Note regarding daughters' names:
Bonnie Abernathy (Mrs John Bennett)
Helen Idella Abernathy (Mrs Lee Deal)
Mattilene Abernathy (Mrs. Ernest Buchner)

Note on sister’s name:
Henrietta Cox (Mrs. Homer Lee)


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Old Macedonia Cemetery, Bartow County, Georgia