Obituary for Thurman Lawrence Abernathy

Thurman Lawrence Abernathy, 81, of Hot Springs passed away Wednesday August 4, 2021. He was born in Dumas, Arkansas on January 18, 1940 to Floyd Abernathy and Delma Reed Abernathy.

Thurman was a member of Winans Missionary Baptist Church; a United States Air Force Veteran and he retired as Maintenance Superintendent at Arkansas Aluminum Alloys. He was predeceased by his parents; his wife of 45 years, Judith Ann Abernathy; one son, Christopher David Abernathy and one sister, Louise Peterson.

Survivors include his children, Anthony Allen Abernathy, Christina “Tina” Marie Haines and Floyd Abernathy and his wife, Jennifer; his brothers & sisters, John William (Patsy) Abernathy, Lou Ella (Howard) Hawthorne, Deborah Ann (Larry) Rowe and Curtis (LaRhonda) Abernathy; his grandchildren, Ashton Allen Abernathy, Nathan Lawrence Abernathy, Sarah Kimberly (Jarrod) Brit, Bethany Kristan (Joey) Griffis, Leah Elaine Haines, Landen Alden (Kirklynn) Abernathy and Logan (Cami) Abernathy; his great grandchildren, Jayden Allen Eoko, Mathew Lawrence Brit, Skylar Ann Marie Griffis, Caroline Pearl Abernathy and Hadlee Abernathy.

Visitation will be 1:00 PM Sunday prior to the service at 2:00 PM Sunday at Winans Missionary Baptist Church with Brother Curtis Abernathy and Brother Mark Sikes officiating.

Pallbearers will be Landen Abernathy, Logan Abernathy, Ashton Abernathy, Brandy Loy, Joey Griffis and Charles Abernathy.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jayden Eoko and Nathan Abernathy.

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