Judith Kay (Fultz) Abernathy

July 30, 1938 ~ May 20, 2022 (age 83)

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Perrysville, Ind. - Judith Kay Abernathy, 83, formerly of Cayuga, passed away at 10:40 p.m. EDT Friday, May 20, 2022 at her daughter's home in Perrysville, Indiana.

She was born on July 30, 1938 in Danville, Illinois the daughter of the late Murray E. and Estel (Pierson) Fultz.

Judith first married Donald C. Brown. She later married Ronald Lee Abernathy on July 16, 1995 in Cayuga, Indiana. He preceded her in death on October 18, 2013.

Survivors include her daughters: Robin (John) Bryant of Eugene, Indiana and Renee (Jimmie) White of Perrysville, Indiana; five grandchildren: Sara Baker, Amie Hollingsworth, Trey Bryant, Jacob McLain and Seth McLain; twelve great grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; several cousins, and special friend: John R. McMasters of Cayuga, Indiana.

Judith first worked at HeatCraft in Danville, Illinois retiring in 2000 after 25 years. She last worked at the Cayuga Red & White as a cashier, retiring in October of 2013. Judith was a member of the Cayuga Christian Church and Cayuga American Legion Auxiliary Unit 263. She was a 1956 graduate of Cayuga High School. Judith enjoyed playing euchre, bingo, working word search puzzles, dancing and working outside in her yard.

Memorial services: 2 p.m. EDT Sunday, June 5, 2022 at the Cayuga American Legion, 922 West Ferry Street, Cayuga, Indiana 47928. Inurnment of cremains will be held at a later date at Lower Mound Cemetery north of Perrysville, Indiana. DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Indiana is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Memorial Celebration
June 5, 2022

2:00 PM
Cayuga American Legion (Cayuga, Indiana)

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