HIGH SCHOOL CLASS '27
IN MEMORY OF RUTH
Ruth Mullen Mabe ( 1910 -2007 )
Ruth was a 1927 Bramwell High School Graduate.
PRINCETON Ruth Mullin Mabe, age 96, of 1924 Glenwood Park Road, Princeton, formerly of Route 3, Bluefield, went to be with her lord and Savior on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007. At her death, she was a resident of GlenWood Retirement Village but for most her life had lived on Lorton Lick Road in Bluefield.
A member of the Duhring Church of Christ, she served as Sunday School teacher and worked with the young people in many capacities for years.
Born Dec. 10, 1910, she was the daughter of the late Chester B. and Kate Arrington Mullin. Mrs. Mabe was also preceded in death by her husband, Lomer F. Mabe; grandchildren, Jeffrey W. Fields and Jennifer Lynn Mabe; brother, Fred Mullin; sisters, Alma Lusk, Viola Foy and Amy Mullin.
Left to cherish her memory are three sons, Roy F. Mabe and wife Sally of Hendersonville, N.C., Donald K. Mabe of Gainesville, Fla., Norman C. Mabe and wife Janet of Princeton; three daughters, Joyce M. Compton of Hawthorne, Fla., Carol M. Wolfe, husband Roy, of Hawthorne, Fla., Cheryl B. Fields and husband Donnie of Roanoke, Va. She is also survived by five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; brother, William C. Mullin and two sisters, Sadie Mabe and Vera Keyes both of Bluefield.
A service to celebrate her life was held Friday, Nov. 23 at 11:00 a.m. at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home with Frank Watkins officiating. Burial followed in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
"They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.
- Laurence Binyon
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