Mable C. Debrow, 72, died peacefully Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at DeSoto Memorial Hospital.
She was born Dec. 27, 1941.
Mable was a loyal member of Martin Luther King Jr. Church of Christ in Arcadia, Fla. She worked in her early years as a nurses’ aide in Black Mountain, N.C., and Rochester, N.Y. Mable later worked until the facility closed at The Central Maloney Transformer Plant in Arcadia. Her favorite pastime was fishing. She was married to Feldon Debrow Jr. for 25 years.
Mable’s memory will forever be cherished by her children, daughters, Annette (Wille) Maybell, Jeanette Fortson, Kim (Wilfred) Washington, Rhonda Debrow and Karen (Kennedy) Onori; sons, Feldon “Reggie” (April) Debrow and Frederick (Deborah) Debrow; siblings, Joyce Russell, Thomas (Karen) Childs, Althea Wallace, Loretta Childs, Annette Childs and Michael — her “Michael Boy” — (Bonnie) Childs; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; uncle Willie Ellis; many cousins, nieces and nephews; extended family, the Crumady family, the Primus family and Tracy Rawls; dearest friends, Ruzzell Durham, Rosalee Blandon and Virginia Snipes; and her loving, faithful dog, “Meme.” She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Althea Childs; brother, Bennie Ellis; and sister, Deloris Brown.
Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at Hickson Funeral Home in Arcadia. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at the Church of Christ.
Arrangements are by Hickson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Arcadia.