Lester “Junior” L. Abernathy


Lester “Junior” L. Abernathy age 83 passed away Friday, March 19, at the Oklahoma VA Center in Talihina, Ok. He was born on Jan. 2 1927 in
Douthat, Ok. the son of Lester L. Sr. and Verna (Karnes) Abernathy.

He served in the U.S. Army as a paratrooper in WW2. After his service
to the military he worked his entire life on his farm working his cattle
and row cropping.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Bob Abernathy.
He survived by 3 brothers, Jack Abernathy, Jim Abernathy and Gene Abernathy all of Quapaw, Ok. and 3 sisters, Marie Bennett of
Joplin, Mo., Joyce Fender of Tulsa, Ok. And Dorothy Wheelin of
St. Louis, Mo. and other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services for Lester “Junior” L. Abernathy will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 24, at Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami, Ok. With Rev. Jerry Von Moss officiating. Interment will be in the G.A.R. Cemetery, Miami. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 6 p.m. to 7pm. at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Wayne Furnas, Nolan Babb, Kim Plumb, Allen Gleaves, Tony Murray and Larry Houser.