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John Ray Mabe
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1934
Stokes County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 2007
Winston-Salem
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA

WALNUT COVE - Mr. John Ray Mabe, 72 died Wednesday April 11, 2007, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical center. He was born in Stokes County on Dec. 3, 1934, to John Henry and Trudie Mae Harris Mabe. He was a U.S. Army veteran and member of the King American Legion Post 290. He retired from Brad Ragan Tire Co. in 1985. Ray was a member of Isom Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Mabe, on March 2, 2006, and his sister, Doris Allen. Surviving are his children, Melinda Mabe and Rodger Sands of Danbury, Tim (Jane) Mabe of King, Tammy (Ricky) Joyce of Walnut Cove, Charles "Bo" (Sharon) Mabe of Pinnacle and Wanda (Michael) Bowden of Kernersville; six grandchildren, Shaun Mabe, Johnathan Mabe, Nick Joyce, Shannon Joyce, Chip Mabe and Mackenzie Bowden; a special niece, Doris Ann Duncan; four siblings, Diane (Bryan) Midyette, Paige (Phillip) Mosley and Jack (Joyce) Mabe, all of Virginia, and Bobby (Lisa) Byrd of New Mexico. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today, April 13, at Burroughs Funeral Home and other times at the home. A 2 p.m. funeral service will be conducted Saturday, April 14, at Isom Baptist Church, with the Rev. Wayne Marion and the Rev. Chester Montgomery officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Isom Baptist Church, c/o Mr. Russell Smith, 1132 Gene Martin Road, Walnut Cove, NC 27052.
(Winston-Salem Journal April 13, 2007) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Henry Mabe (1911 - 1934)
  Trudy Mae Harris Byrd (1912 - 2002)
 
 Spouse:
  Cora Louise Tilley Mabe (1931 - 2006)
 
 Sibling:
  Doris Louise Mabe Allen (1930 - 1997)*
  John Ray Mabe (1934 - 2007)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Isom Baptist Church Cemetery
Walnut Cove
Stokes County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: D. Mabe
Record added: Oct 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59844834
John Ray Mabe
Added by: D. Mabe
 
John Ray Mabe
Added by: D. Mabe
 
 
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