Obits: Lillie Zenoviah Williams Mabe

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 18, 2014

Lillie Zenoviah Williams Mabe

Mrs. Lillie Zenoviah Williams Mabe, 85, of Wilkesboro Street, Mocksville, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. 

She was born Dec. 5, 1928. 

Through the years, she was an active volunteer and an advocate for her community. For her dedicated service, she was awarded numerous awards including The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award in 2011, Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer, Mocksville/Davie Co. Jaycees Outstanding Senior Citizen, both in 1997, Davie County Chamber of Commerce Senior Citizen of the Year, Mocksville Civitan Citizen of the Year in 2000, and Certificate of Appreciation from 7th Special Forces. 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Roscoe Mabe; a son, Roscoe Audie Mabe; a sister, Susie Logan (Paul); and 6 brothers, Johnny, Edgar, Millard, Joe, Jack and Jim Williams. 

Survivors: a daughter, Yevonne M. Sanborn of Winston-Salem; 2 sisters, Jacobia Englert (Al) of Maryland and Martha Ross of Florida; several nieces and nephews; and many adopted family members and friends. 

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 20 at Eaton Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Rose Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19,at the funeral home. 

Memorials: Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, 27103; or Davie Home Health, PO Box 848, Mocksville. 

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