Blanche Wasson Abernathy
ABERNATHY – BLANCHE WASSON, 94, of Signal Mountain, died Saturday in a local nursing home. She attended McKenzie Business College and worked in the legal profession as a secretary. She later worked in the TVA Maps and Survey department. She was preceded in death by her parents, John C. and Katie Gay Wasson, and her husband, Carl C. Abernathy. Survivors include two daughters, Margaret Alverson and Gay Ruhlman, both of Chattanooga; sister Elizabeth Womack, Spring City, Tenn.; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Services will be at 11 a.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jack Carter officiating. Burial will be in Wasson Family cemetery, Spring City. Arrangements by South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home.
The Chattanooga Times, Chattanooga, Tenn., Tuesday, February 14, 1989, page A6; column 1.
Submitted by Sue Forrester