Juanita Abernathy

Dec 1, 1929 – Sep 12, 2019 (Age 89)


Juanita Abernathy was one of the last remaining civil rights leaders who were there at the beginning of the modern Civil Rights Movement. The wife of civil rights giant Rev. Ralph Abernathy, she was actively involved in the movement, especially as the Montgomery Bus Boycott lit a spark that brought nationwide attention to the civil rights struggle. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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Mrs Abernathy and her husband made great accomplishments in the Civil Rights movement and are to be commended. The children and family should be very proud. I offer the family my condolences.

God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the Family's...My condolences...

Thank you for being a woman of character and your march for the civil rights struggle. Your earthly works was done until the Lord. May God strengthen your family during this time of sorrows.

God's will has been done. Rest in Heaven.

With Deepest Sympathy to the Family

Thanks for making history and telling" herstory" in an inspiring, truthful way.
Condolences to the family

My condolences to the family. Ms. Abernathy fought To let everyone understand that God is not partial, but in every nation the man who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him

Eternal rest granted unto the soul of Mrs. Abernathy . Thank you for sharing your life with America, because of you I am able to walk the streets of America, as a proud educated black male. Abernathy Family you are in my thoughts and prayers. God will take care of your family, just like he took care of your Mother all these years. RIP Mother Abernathy

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.