Obit-Abernathy, Donna Yokley

Ms. Donna Yokley Abernathy, 65, of Pulaski died Aug. 31, 2021, at her home.

Ms. Abernathy was born Oct. 13, 1955, in Pulaski. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Pulaski. She was an English teacher for 20 years and an assistant principal at Giles County High School for 15 years. She retired in 2013 and loved spending time with her family and friends. She is preceded in death by parents, Samuel Peter and Pecola Laten Yokley.

Visitation will be Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, from 2-4 p.m. at Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory. Funeral services will begin at 4 p.m. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Pulaski, 202 S. Second St., Pulaski, TN 38478; or to Giles County Animal Shelter, 380 Bennett Drive, Pulaski, TN 38478.

Survivors include  by son Robert (Rob) Samuel Abernathy and wife Haley of Lewisburg; grandson Robert Tripp Abernathy of Lewisburg; and several colleagues, cousins and friends.

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I did not know Donna personally, but I knew and loved her mom, Pecola.

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