Birlan Monroe Abernathy Obituary

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Birlan Monroe Abernathy, 83, of Poteau, OK passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018.


Birlan was born August 14, 1934, in Bernie, MO to Milam & Catherine (Back) Abernathy. He was a very positive person his entire life.


He loved gardening, sharing vegetables, & eating. Birlan worked hard to do his very best at anything he did; he always did what he felt was right; and he was a loyal friend. Birlan was preceded in death by his son, Stephen B. Abernathy; grandson, Stephen Bo Abernathy; sisters, Virginia Brady & Colleen Clausel; and brothers, Charles & Nolan Abernathy.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Dixie; 3 sons & daughter in law, Stacy & Heather Abernathy, Shane Abernathy, Shannon Abernathy; brother, Don Abernathy; grandsons, Josh, Ryan Cain, Thai, Collin and Sam; granddaughters, Lisa Kirk, Heather Firman, Stephanie Zamora & Yvonne McGuire; great grandsons, Jay’ceon Larkin, Eathan Maese, Kahnor Bankston, Samuel Benjamin Abernathy; great granddaughters, Riley Maese, Kambri Bankston, Maddie & Vivian Abernathy; other relatives, loved ones and friends.

Services will be 2 pm, Monday, June 11, 2018 graveside at Fairview Cemetery, Panama, OK with Keith Williams officiating.

The family will be at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon from 2-4 pm to visit with relatives & friends.

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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK


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