Mabel Smith, 93, of Bellevue, died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at The Willows at Bellevue.
She was born Sept. 6, 1920, in Frametown, W.Va., to Nannie (Boone) and Gaylord Petty. She married Garland Ramsey Nov. 17, 1943, in West Virginia, and he preceded her in death in 1946. Mabel then married Gene Gail Smith in 1966 in Prineville, Ore., and he preceded her in death in 1999.
Survivors include her sister, Jean (Noel) Carr of Bellevue; brother, Don (Bonnie) Petty of West Virginia; two stepsons: Randy (Dag-mar) Smith and Rodney Smith, both of Oregon; brother-in-law, Leo (George-Ann) Smith of Haines, Alaska; and several nieces and nephews.
Mabel was also preceded in death by her sister, Josephine “Queen” Asher in 2003.
A service to celebrate Mabel’s life will take place at a later date in West Virginia. As Mabel requested, she will be buried at Sugar Creek Cemetery, Gassaway, W. Va.
Auxter Funeral Home, Bellevue is assisting the family with arrangements.