Dannis Jimmie Abernathy, 73, January 10, 1942 – September 1, 2015

Dannis Abernathy

Dannis Jimmie Abernathy, 73, of Murchison, Texas passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at The Hospice of East Texas in Tyler, Texas. Mrs. Abernathy was born on January 10 1942 in Orange, Texas to Alfred Clinton Bass and Jimmie Luella Cates Bass. She married Richard Henry Abernathy on August 21, 1990 in New Braunfels, Texas. She was a Homemaker while her children were small and later in life was the owner of Kustom Kleaning in the DFW area for 12 years.

Survivors are her husband of 25 years Richard Abernathy, five children; Leslie Michelle Ellstrom and husband Bill of Royse City and Douglas Truett Wilburn of Quinlan, Johnny Wilburn and wife Denise of Arlington, Cindy Hancock of Mesquite, and Lynn Schuyler and husband Gary of San Antonio. 3-Step children; Paul Abernathy and wife Cindy of Rowlett, Danny Abernathy of Mesquite and Christy Lynn Green and husband Glenn of Rowlett. 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and a brother James William Bass of Garland along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

Mrs. Abernathy was preceded in death by her parents, and stepson Duane Wilburn in 1992.

Mrs. Abernathy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and will be greatly missed by everyone she touched including Cowboy, CG, and JR.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 at the R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home in Wolfe City, Texas, conducted by Eddie Hill. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City, Texas with Doug Wilburn, Justin Wilburn, Bobby Dale Wilburn, Brandon Green, Garrett Abernathy and Duane Gee serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Ethan Green and Clint Davis.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Thursday, September 3, 2015 at the R.W. Owens & Son Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to the American Lung Association 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, Illinois 60601

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