Barbara Ray Mabe, 77, of 9557 N.C. 87, Wentworth, passed away Wednesday morning, July 11, 2012 at Annie Penn Memorial Hospital in Reidsville.
A funeral service will be held at 4 PM on Saturday, July 14, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Ridgeview Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Mabe was born October 1, 1934 in Spray, NC, daughter of the late Drewey and Dovey Nichols Ray.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Boss Mabe of the home; sons, Commissioner Keith "Zero" Mabe and wife, Rene, Kenneth Mabe, and Kevin Mabe, all of Eden; three grandsons, Dakota Mabe, Will Mabe and Andrew Mabe; brother, Donald Ray; and sister, Doris Lester.
The family will receive friends Friday evening, 7 - 9 PM at Fair Funeral Home and other times at the residence.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com
MABE Fanily,so sorry to hear about your loss.Barbara and I worked together at Biscuitville many many years ago.She always kept me laughing and i truly missed her when she decided to leave. May God comfort you now and in days to come.
To Kevin and the rest of the Mabe family, My condolences in the loss of your Mother, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Jana Harvey Williams
Jana Harvey Williams
To Keith, Rene, and all the Mabe Family, Our sincerest sympathies to you all in this loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Micky and Janet Silvers
Boss and family I am sad to here about Barbara the two of us shared a lot of memories from our days at Roses Dept Store. She was a kind, loving, funny person and will be missed by many. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Our sincere sympathy is extended to the Mabe family at this sad time. May God comfort you and hold you in the palm of his hand. The Bill Moore Family
Keith and the Mabe family, I'm sorry to hear of your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. May you find comfort in knowing that Mrs.Mabe in in God's care. Loving prayers, Janette and Tom Good
Janette and Tom Good
Kevin and family, so sorry for your loss. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless!
So very sad to hear this. Our prayers are with the family.
Jim and Dot Bush
Mabe family, I am sorry for your lost and will keep you in my prayers. God will provide you with all that you need as he keeps your love one in his arms. Mary Ann
Keith, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I will continue to keep you and your family in my prayers. Gail
Boss, Sorry for your loss, may your heart find healing in cherished memories.
Keith, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of you mom. You and all of your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
My prayers are with you all, God will give you the comfort that you need during this difficult time. with our deepest sympathy, Lisa Wright-Hines & Jack Wright
I remember Barbara when she was a very young girl as her parents and mine were friends. She was such a lovely, sweet person. My prayers will be with her family in the days ahead. Patricia Cochran Steagall
Patricia Cochran Steagall
Kevin, sorry for your loss. Lost my dad 7/9/12
I am so sorry for your family's loss.Barbara was one in a million. I worked with Barbara years ago at Biscuitville and Roses she was my dear sweet friend. She will be missed.
Becky Campbell:Karen,I am so very sorry hear about your Mom and my heart goes out to all. You will be in my thoughts and pearyrs. If you want to talk at all, please feel free to call anytime. Someone shared this thought with me after Dad died and it touched me. I hope it will do the same for you.Even though you will miss terribly and your heart will break a thousand times, you may be able to console yourself and family with this; your Mom passed away with life's greatest blessing, the unconditional love of her family, including her savior's love.Wishing you many blessings and smiles soon. Hold the happy memories close. If you need anything at all, please feel to call on us. We are near.with love, becky