Stella Chappell Mabe, age 86, of Popular Springs Rest Home, Dover Rd., Star, formerly of 172 Sunset Dr., Troy, died Saturday, May 29, 2004 at FirstHealth Montgomery Memorial Hospital, Troy.
Mrs. Mabe was born July 5, 1917 at Richmond County, NC, the daughter of the late Wylie and the late Mandy (Gardner) Chappell.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Preston Mabe, two sons, Billy and Otis Mabe.
She was an active member of Tabernacle Baptist Church and a homemaker.
She is survived by two sons, Arthur Mabe of Star, and Roy Mabe of Albemarle; one sister, Magalene Hogan of Asheboro; 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Calling hours will be Sunday from 7-9 PM at Pugh-Troy Funeral Home, 211 North Main Street, Troy,; other times at the home of her son, Arthur Mabe, 584 Dover Rd, Star. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 PM at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 412 Bell Street, Troy with Rev. Lonnie Gibson officiating. Burial will be in Southside Cemetery, Troy. www.pughfuneralhome.com