Mabel L. Depew, age 95, of Johnson City, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011 at the Christian Care Center of Johnson City following a lengthy illness.
A native of Yancey County, NC, she was a daughter of the late Charles Carter and Maude Edith Bowling Presley. Mrs. Depew was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Louis Depew, Sr.; daughter, Mary Lee Hopson; two brothers; and one sister.
Survivors include two sons, Charles Joe Depew, and wife Lucille, Johnson City, Herman L. Depew, Jr.; one daughter, Betty D. Card, and husband James, Chattanooga, TN; three grandchildren, Paige R. Rogers, and husband Barry, Jameson L. Hopson, both of Chattanooga, TN; Michelle D. Mitchell, Johnson City, TN; Four Step Grandchildren, James E. Card, Jr., and wife Carla, Angela S. Card, both of Chattanooga, TN; Diane Holmes, and husband Jeff, Trenton, GA, Allene Greene and husband Jerry, Johnson City, TN; two sisters, Daisey Presley, Unicoi, TN, and Estelle McGinnis, Elizabethton; twelve great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Mrs. Depew will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 16, 2011 in the East Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home with Chaplain Dwight MacPherson officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 4:00 until 7:00 P.M. in the East Parlor of the funeral home.
The graveside service and interment will be conducted on Thursday, November 17 from Monte Vista Memorial Park at 11:00 A.M. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:30 A.M. Thursday to travel in procession to the cemetery.
To those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to Christian Care Center, 140 Technology Lane, Johnson City, TN 37604; or to Caris Hospice, 1409 West Market Street, Johnson City, TN 37604.
Memories and Condolences may be left for the family at www.appfh.net.
Appalachian Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 800 E. Watauga Ave, Johnson City, TN, is serving the Depew Family. (423) 928-6111