DEXTER - Fern Abernathy, 90, died Jan. 26, 2008, at the Golden Living Center at Dexter.
Born Feb. 6, 1917, at Newark, Ark., to the late Bentley McClain and Ethel Rollins McClain, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Dexter and a former employee of the Elder Manufacturing Company in Dexter.
On Oct. 11, 1933, at Newark, she married Robert Homer Abernathy, who preceded her in death on Oct. 16, 2002.
Survivors include: two sons, Gene Abernathy of Mt. Home, Ark., and Bob Abernathy of Dexter; three sisters, Ruth Moore of Lee's Summit, Patsy Rust of Batesville, Ark., and Janie Mayberry of the state of Florida; and two grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home until time for services at 11 a.m. Dr. Kevin Chenoweth will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Hagy Cemetery.