Mr. Abernathy died Friday, July 12, 2013.
Born Sept. 23, 1968, he was the son of Elizabeth Abernathy and the late Davis Abernathy. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ned and Carrie Abernathy and Ed and Mary Meeks, and brother-in-law, Richard Adams.
Ted was raised in Cleveland. He was a well-known and respected real estate broker in Kitsap County, Wash., and in 2004 was awarded Realtor of the Year. He had recently opened his own company, Sterling Property Group, with partner and friend Rick Slate. Ted was a member of Mt. View Baptist Church in Cleveland, where he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior as an 8-year-old boy. He was attending Sylvan Way Baptist Church in Bremerton, Wash.
Survivors include his wife, Carrie Elizabeth Jones Abernathy; sons, Bradley, Luke and Ben, all of Bremerton, Wash.; mother, Elizabeth Abernathy of Cleveland; sister, Missy Adams of Cleveland; brother, Steve Abernathy of Kingsport, Wash.; nieces, Autumn and Rylee; and nephews, Jeb and Mac.
Memorials may be made to Gideons International White County Camp, P.O. Box 946, Cleveland, GA 30528.
Online condolences may be made to the family at barrettfh.com
Announcement courtesy of Barrett Funeral Home, Cleveland.
The Northeast Georgian
July 19, 2013