Roger Michael Abernathy

Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Roger Michael Abernathy, 53, Nevada, died Monday, Nov. 7, 2005, at Nevada Regional Medical Center, Nevada. He was born Feb. 3, 1952, in Marshalltown, Iowa. He married Martha Sue "Marti" Hill on Aug. 31, 1991, in Miami, Okla. She survives of the home.

Mike served in the U.S. Army as tank commander and mechanic. He has lived in Vernon County for the past 20 years and attended the Pentecostal Assembly Church in Nevada.

Surivors, in addition to his wife, Marti, include two stepdaughters; Debra Randall, Little Rock, Ark., Sabrina Hill, Nevada, and three brothers; Joe Flynn, Joplin, Mo., Jim Flynn, Kansas City, Mo., and Tim Abernathy, Lamar, Mo. He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Flynn.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, at Deepwood Cemetery, Nevada, with Pastor Mike Hutchens officiating. Friends may call Wednesday morning and until 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. The family receives friends 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the funeral home.

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