Florine Abernathy

March 25, 1923January 5, 2012

Florine Butterworth Abernathy, 88, of Cartersville, died Thursday, January 5, 2012. Mrs. Abernathy was born March 25, 1923 in Cherokee County, a daughter of the late William Butterworth and Agnes Gravitt Butterworth. She was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church and a homemaker. Preceded in death by her husband, Chirl Abernathy, a son in law, Barry Shinall and seven brothers, she is survived by her daughter and son in law, Carolyn and Ed Carder, of Cartersville, her son and daughter in law, Wendell and Kay Abernathy, of Canton, her grandsons and their wives, David and Marcia Abernathy, Clint and Tuesdie Abernathy, Tom and Elizabeth Shinall and Matt and Brielle Shinall, three great grandchildren, and one sister, Laura Belle Cantrell, of Blairsville. Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Saturday, January 7, 2012 from the Chapel of the Owen Funeral Home with Rev. Ben Butterworth officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 till 8:00 P.M. Friday. Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, is in charge of the arrangements.


  • Visitation Friday, January 6, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 7, 2012

Florine Abernathy

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January 16, 2012

Dear Abernathy Family,
Please accept my deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one, Florine. May you find consolation in the fond memories of your dear one along with comfort from the Most High-for "He is healing the brokenhearted ones, and is binding up their painful spots."-Psalm 147:3

robert brown

January 10, 2012

we are sorry to hear of your lost my mother ruth brown keep in tough with her didnt hear about it til it was over .

Mable Ferguson

January 7, 2012

Carolyn, Wendell & family:
We were sorry to hear about your loss. Florine was a wonderful person and a great friend. We will not be able to come to the funeral because of illness and work But each of you are in our prayers.
Love friends forever,
Mable,& Tommy Ferguson Hazel Mason

Dale Butterworth

January 6, 2012

Carolyn,Wendell & family, I'm so sorry for your loss, Florine was so sweet , she called on a pretty regular basis when she was able. Jerry thought alot of her and I did also. I can't make the funeral, just want all of you to know you are in my thought's and prayer's. Dale Butterworth