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Frank Cable PDF Print
Written by Karen Ventrone   
Monday, 09 September 2013 15:39

Frank William Cable, age 94, of Love’s Knob Road, Sugar Grove, passed away Sunday evening, September 8, 2013 at his home. Born September 23, 1918 in Watauga County, he was a son of William Lee and Sena Johnson Cable.

Mr. Cable served in the US Army during WWII. He was a faithful member of Antioch Baptist Church since 1950 and was a man who loved his family, working the family farm, and an occasional fox hunt.

Mr. Cable is survived by his wife of 62 years, Betty Jo Matheson Cable; two sons, Sanford Cable and wife, Margaret, and Dexter Cable and wife Karen, all of Sugar Grove; daughter, Jo Williams and husband, Curtis, of Zionville; grandson, Nathan Cable of Sugar Grove; sister, Hazel Farthing and husband, Edmond, of Vilas; and his brother, Howard Cable and wife, Patsy, of Sugar Grove. A number of nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Leigh Anne Cable; three brothers, Dwight, Spencer and Hal Cable; two sisters, Lena Edmisten and Dosha Wilson; a half-sister, Grace Johnson; and a half- brother, Jim Cable.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon, September 11th, at 2 o’clock at Antioch Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Daniel Lawrence. The body will lie in state at the church from 1 until 2 o’clock. Burial, with Military Honors provided by the American Legion Post 130, will follow at the Cable-Matheson Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7 until 8:30 at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Cable family.

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