Barbara "Bob" Gail Abernathy, 84, of Hartshorne, died Monday, February 12, 2018, in Tulsa.
Barbara was born on January 22, 1934, in Hartshorne. She married Ronald Abernathy Sr. and together they had three children. She was a devoted and loving wife and mother and a devout Jehovah's Witness.
She adored her dog, Bambi, who was her constant companion over the last five years. Her love of a good cup of coffee was only surpassed by shopping or visiting with friends and loved ones.
She is survived by her children, Ronald Abernathy Jr., of South Carolina, Kenneth Abernathy and wife, Lynne, of Fremont, Ohio, and G. Rosann Dosch, of Hartshorne; grandchildren, Abby Abernathy, Christina Brown and husband, Jeff, Matthew Abernathy and wife, Abby, Joshua Abernathy and wife, Sarah, Michael Abernathy, Melissa Kingsborough and husband, Luke, Nicholas Dosch and wife, Aimee, Joseph Dosch, Benjamin Dosch and wife, Kimberly, and Samuel Dosch; numerous great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; three brothers, Arthur Rich Jr. and wife, Bessie Ann, John Rich, and Alfred Rich, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and her beloved spiritual brothers and sisters.
A memorial service will be held at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 701 West Electric Avenue in McAlester, at 6 p.m. on Sunday, February 18.
Published on February 16, 2018