Obituary of Paul Reece Mabe
P. Reece Mabe
Seagrove - Paul Reece Mabe, age 78, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Autumn Care Nursing & Rehabilitation in Biscoe.
Mr. Mabe was born in Montgomery County to Paul Jones and Verlie Ester (Hall) Mabe. He was a retired hosiery mill employee with 48 years of service. After his retirement, he worked at Walmart in Biscoe. He was a member of New Center Christian Church, where he served as a deacon for 42 years. He also served his church as a teacher and Sunday school superintendent throughout the years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jerry Reece Mabe; brother, Floyd Mabe; and his mother-in-law, Mary Albright Chriscoe.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Dorothy Chriscoe Mabe; one daughter, Kathy Mabe of Asheboro; one son, Keith Mabe (fiancée, Beth) of Seagrove; two sisters, Claris Hartis (Mack) of Charlotte and Carlene Idol (Ernie) of Indian Trail; one brother, D.J. Mabe (Frances) of Biscoe; and several nieces and nephews
The family will receive friends prior to the service on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 12:30 - 1:45 PM at New Center Christian Church.
The funeral will begin at 2:00 PM at New Center Christian Church with the Rev. Jonathan Burris, Rev. Terry Craig, and Rev. Jimmy Shirlen officiating. Interment will follow in Union Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Center Christian Church, 6448 New Center Church Road, Seagrove, NC 27341.