Kenai resident Jerry Wayne Abernathy, 69, passed on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011 at Central Peninsula Hospital after his long fight with cancer.
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Memorial services will be held in Bakersfield, Calif.
He was born in Dunklin County, Mo. on June 26, 1942.
Jerry came to Alaska in 2006 with his wife. He had lived in Bakersfield, Calif. before moving to Kenai.
Jerry was preceded in death by his son, Brian Scot Abernathy, his father and mother, Earl and Maggie Abernathy and his sister, Mary Ridgeway.
He is survived by his wife, Myrna Davidson Abernathy; brothers, Mural and Tommy Abernathy; sisters, Jeanie Abernathy and Linda Craft, all of Bakersfield, Calif.; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.
Peninsula Memorial Chapel
5839 Kenai Spur Hwy.
Kenai, AK 99611
Published in The Peninsula Clarion on Jan. 3, 2012