Jeffrey Daniel Abernathy, 31 of Mt. Pleasant and formerly of McCrury

Jeffrey Daniel Abernathy age 31 of Mt Pleasant formerly of McCrury died Saturday July 1 near his home.

Funeral services will be 6pm Wednesday July 5 in Sulphur River Cowboy Church with Bob Geney and Jason Mays officiating. Burial will be in McCrury Cemetery under direction of Wood Funeral Home. The family will receive friends 5-6 Pm Wednesday at the church.

He was born November 13,1985 in Paris, Texas the son of Buddy and Cindy Edwards Abernathy.   He was a 2004 graduate of Rivercrest High School. He   attended college at NTTC in Mt Pleasant and graduated from the Fire Fighter Academy.  He attended Living Truth Fellowship Church of Mt Pleasant and worked for Lowes Distribution Center for a number of years.

He is survived by his parents Buddy and Cindy Abernathy of McCrury, his son Lane Daniel Abernathy of Mt Vernon, a brother Bubba Abernathy and wife Taylor of Winnsboro, a niece Lola Kay Abernathy of Winnsboro, three aunts Marcelle Somerville and husband Tim of Detroit, Julie Newsom of Bonham, and Jo Lynn Lindsey and husband Mike of Bonham and an uncle Steve Edwards and wife Sherry of Bonham.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents J.C and Hattie Abernathy of Bogata and Bobbie and Joyce Edwards of Bonham.

The family has requested memorials be made to a special scholarship fund set up in his son Lane’s name at Guaranty Bank in Bogata

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  1. Jeff Foster says:

    I am very sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. He was a great person and I always enjoyed working with he and Buddy. I know Jeff enjoyed making his Dad proud. The last time I saw him all he talked about was Lane and how much he enjoyed being a Dad himself. I am prying for the family.

  2. Daria Cain says:

    I worked with Jeff at Lowes, prayers for everyone. Daria Cain

  3. Blake and Lacey Burleson says:

    Jeff was one of a kind, he was a great friend. He had a good heart, always fun loving and an amazing father. We are so deeply heartbroken to hear of his passing. We will miss him greatly. Due to my husband’s job we will not be able to attend the services. Jeff’s family and friends will continue to be in our prayers. Thank you for the laughter and friendship. I’ll always think of you while cheering on the Rangers and Longhorns!!! Rest In Peace brother.

  4. Blondie Frazier says:

    Sorry for your loss. Praying for the Abernathy Family.

    Blondie Frazier
    Lowes 955

  5. Whitney Kelsey says:

    I knew Jeff many years ago! He was such a kind sweet person. Praying for his family and his son.

  6. Bogata Police Department says:

    The members of the Bogata Police Department would like to share our condolences with the Abernathy family.

  7. Alicia Brewington says:

    I have enjoyed working with Jeff at Lowes RDC 955 for many years. I am so sorry for your family’s loss. I will be praying for your family.

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