Antique Vintage 19

Nora "Teeny" Abernathy

July 12, 1927 ~ May 18, 2019 (age 91)




Completed her journey on May 18th – surrounded by family.  Teeny was born July 12, 1927 in Plant City, Florida.  Her family moved to Tampa at an early age, where she graduated from Hillsborough High School in 1945.   Teeny married Jack Abernathy in 1947 and moved to Oldsmar in 1953 where she lived for the remainder of her life.  Teeny owned “Teeny’s Antiques & Collectables”, an antique store located in the Oldsmar Flea Market for many years until she retired at the age of 80.   Everyone that knew her loved her.  She was known for her quick wit and her “baby blue” eyes.

Teeny is predeceased by her husband, Jack F. Abernathy.   Surviving to carry on her legacy are her  three children, Sandra (Ted), Susie (Wayne) and Jack (Shelia) – 5 grandchildren;  6  greatgrandchildren and 94 year old sister, Georgia (Myers) Karas.  Her daughter-in-law, Shelia, was her 4th child as she was a member of the family since the age of 16 –  was a caregiver, and loving daughter to Teeny.

Visitation with the family will be held Tuesday, May 21 from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Holloways Funeral Home, 112 Bayview Blvd., Oldsmar, FL – Graveside service will be Wednesday, May 22,  at Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Tampa, Fl at 1 p.m..  Please visit for details.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice in memory of Teeny.

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May 21, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Holloway Funeral Home
112 Bayview Blvd.
Oldsmar, FL 34677

Graveside Service
May 22, 2019

1:00 PM
Myrtle Hill Cemetery
4207 East Lake Ave
Tampa, Florida 33610

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