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Mable Maxine Peachee

Mable Maxine Peachee, 89, of Cabool, Missouri, passed on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri, with her family at her side.

She was born on October 28, 1923 in Cartney, Arkansas, to Ralph and Della (Watson) Stark. In the late 1920s, Ralph moved his family to Pleasant Grove, Missouri, where Mable grew up with six siblings. She graduated from Cabool High School with the class of 1942.

Mable was united in marriage to Delmar Peachee on November 7, 1946. They raised a family of one son and two daughters in Cabool, a place they both loved. Mable loved fishing, quilting, cooking and gardening, but most of all spending time with her family. Mable was a very loyal St. Louis Cardinals fan. She was a member of Cabool United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Della Stark, and her siblings, Ella Mae, Herschel, Hazel, Pat, Pauline and her twin brother, Melvin.

Mable is survived by her husband of 67 years, Delmar; her three children, Tippy Peachee and wife Janie of Garland, Texas, Carolyn and husband Dan White of Springfield and Pam and husband Darrell Brown of Cabool. She had nine grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Mable was a very special person who was loved by all.

Services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at Cabool United Methodist Church with Dr. Mike Lawton officiating. Pallbearers were Brandon Brown, Ben Brown, Patrick Peachee, Justin Peachee, Casey White and Doug Melton. Interment was in Pleasant Grove Cemetery near Cabool, under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.

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In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials be given to Cabool United Methodist Church.

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