Margaret Nell Abernathy, 86, of Dallas, passed away on
Sunday, May 7, 2017 at the Medical Center of Plano. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May
12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the chapel of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Dr.
James Ralson officiating. Burial will
follow at Brigham Cemetery.
Margaret was born on September 21, 1930 in Grand Prairie,
Texas to Boyd and Margaret Elizabeth Goetsell Ballard. She married Ralph Lane Abernathy on August
15, 1952 in Grand Prairie, Texas. She
was a homemaker and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Commerce.
Margaret is survived by her children, Stephen Abernathy and
wife, Debbie, Mary Glass and husband, Dave, Amy Emerick and husband, Dave;
sister, Betty Ogles; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and
sisters, Barbara Pearson and Mary Ann White.
Pallbearers will be Dave Glass, Dave Emerick, Jeff Emerick,
Jack Emerick, Mitchel Abernathy and Brent Abernathy.