Mabel Buchanan Stamey, age 88, of Buchanan Street in Spruce Pine, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 after a long illness.

Born on March 20, 1931 in Mitchell County; she was the daughter of the late Virgil and Maggie Buchanan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Stamey who passed away in 2008. She was also preceded in death by two infant daughters; her brothers; Earl, Brown, Buster, Coleman and Arnold Buchanan and her sisters; Hazel Wyatt, Bell Jones and Rachel Buchanan.

She loved her family and enjoyed them very much. She was always concerned for others, putting them before herself. She also loved gardening and working in her flowers and home decorating. She was a member of the Beaver Creek Baptist Church for many years and was retired from Hampshire Hosiery of Spruce Pine.

Left to cherish her memories are her son; Eddie Stamey and wife, (Brenda) of Spruce Pine and daughter; Kim Hoyle and husband, (Roy) of Spruce Pine; her brother; Carl Buchanan of Bakersville; three grandchildren; four step grandchildren; three great grandchildren; three step great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service for Mabel Stamey on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm at the Beaver Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Brandon Pitman officiating. A time to support the family, share memories and receive friends will be on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm at the church. Interment will be in the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery.

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