Kathryn Darlene (Gieger) Abernethy

Born: Tue., Oct. 2, 1962
Died: Sat., May 27, 2017


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Tue., May 30, 2017
Location: Goodin-Drum Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Tue., May 30, 2017
Location: Goodin-Drum Funeral Home

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Hickory - Kathryn "Barbara" Abernethy passed away May 27, 2017 at Frye Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.  Barbara was born on October 2, 1962 in Natchitoches, Louisiana to the late Raymond Lee Gieger, Sr. and Helen Virginia Hawkins Robertson.  After graduation from high school, Barbara pursued her love of plants and graduated from college with an associates degree in horticulture.  She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth L. Abernethy.
     Barbara is survived by her beloved fianc√©, Richard Coffey and one son, Andy Abernethy, both of the home in Hickory, two brothers; Raymond Lee Gieger, Jr. of Bakersfield, California and Vernon Lee Gieger of Richmond, Virginia, one sister, Deborah Richard of Zephyrhills, Florida, four grandchildren, one great-granddaughter, and a host of cherished nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
     The Abernethy family will receive friends on May 30, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home in Maiden, NC.  A funeral service will follow at 1 pm in the Chapel of Goodin-Drum Funeral Home.  Interment will be at Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church Cemetery following the funeral service.  For more information go to:  goodindrumfuneralhome.com

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