4/22/2020 5:03:00 PM Nora "Jynell" Wright Abernathy June 30, 1928 - April 21, 2020
MAIDEN, N.C. - Nora “Jynell” Wright Abernathy, 91, of Maiden passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at her residence.
She was born June 30, 1928 in Cleveland County to the late Fred and Maggie Costner Wright. Jynell was a lifelong member of Lawing’s Chapel Baptist Church in Maiden and enjoyed cooking, gardening and loved spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Gorman Blaine Abernathy Jr., brothers, Lamar Wright and Leonard Wright; and grandson, Matthew Blaine Smith.
Those left to cherish her memory are daughter Linda Abernathy Hughes and husband Trent of Maiden; grandchild Nathaniel (Nathan) T. Dickson; great-grandchild Waylon Dickson; several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service to celebrate Jynell’s life will be held on Friday, April 24, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. at Lawing’s Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery in Maiden. Rev. Jason Canipe will officiate. Her body will lie-in-state on Friday, April 24, 2020 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Lawing’s Chapel Baptist Church. Those serving as pallbearers Nathaniel Dickson, Mike Troullie, Rodney Beal, Gary Reid, Toby Troullie and Corey Troullie.
Memorials may be made to Lawing’s Chapel Baptist Church, 4637 Lawing Chapel Church Rd., Maiden, NC 28650.
Condolences may be sent to the Abernathy family at www.bennettfuneralservice.com.
Bennett Funeral Service of Newton, N.C. is serving the Abernathy family.