Ruby Louise Reeves1

b. 20 November 1913, d. 12 December 2001
     Ruby Louise Reeves was born on November 20, 1913 in Meansville, Pike County, Georgia.1 She was the daughter of William Franklin Reeves and Effie Lillie Slade.1
     Ruby married Ernest W. Abernathy.1 Ruby and Ted lived in Lucy and Paul Cochran's house which was the original family home. Claude also lived there until her death.1 She died on December 12, 2001 in Thomaston, Upson County, Georgia, at age 88.1,2 She was buried in Fincher Memorial Cemetery, Meansville, Pike County, GeorgiaG.2

Census & City Directory Records

CensusLocationHead of Household
1920Meansville, Pike County, GeorgiaWilliam Franklin Reeves3
1930Meansville, Pike County, GeorgiaEffie Lillie Slade4

Children of Ruby Louise Reeves and Ernest W. Abernathy

  • Marjorie Sue Abernathy 1
  • William Myron Abernathy 1


  1. [S335] Barbara Slade Dayhuff research and personal knowledge, January 21, 2003.
  2. [S57] Fincher Cemetery Tombstone Pike Co, GA verified 3 May 1969 by Jack Morgan,.
  3. [S286] 1920 US Census of Pike County, Georgia, ED 161, sheet 2a, hh 27, fam 31.
  4. [S489] 1930 US Census of Pike County, Georgia, ED 116-6, sheet 1-B, lines 62-67, hh 19, fam 24.