Eliza Abernathy Keever

Daily Tribune News
Cartersville, Georgia

March 28, 2002

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Eliza A. Keever, 89, of Massell Drive, Cartersville, died Tuesday, March 26, 2002, at Maple Ridge Health Care Center.

Mrs. Keever was born September 24, 1912, in Bartow County, a daughter of the late W.R. and Annie Blackburn Abernathy.

She was a member of the Center Baptist Church and was retired from Sam Howell Hospital.

Preceded in death by her husband, Quimby Keever, she is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, James and Annette Keever of Cartersville; daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Charles Adams of Cartersville, Martha and James Howell of Cartersville, Lula and Wendell Ferguson of Dallas, Mary Lou and Earl Cantrell of Cartersville, a son-in-law, Walter Miller, nine grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Lillian Millsapps of Cumming; sisters-in-law, Fanny Abernathy of Colorado, Bessie Brooks of Powder Springs, a number of nieces and nephews, a special cousin, Lorene Blackburn, special friends Ruth McAfee and Eva Beavers.

She was preceded n death by her daughter, Fannie Keever Miller; her sisters, Sarah, Bessie and Cordie Abernathy and her brothers Frank and N.D. Abernathy.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2002 from Center Baptist Church with the Rev. Sammy Adams, The Rev James Blackburn and Charles Howell officiating.  Interment will follow in the Old Macedonia Cemetery.

Grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

[NOTES: Father’s name was William Robert Abernathy.  Brother N.D. was Nat Daniel Abernathy.]


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