Gertrude Mabe Thomas went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at Waddell Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family and caregivers.
She was born in Carroll County, Va., to Benjamin Joseph Mabe and Martha Lawson Mabe.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. "Jim" Thomas.
Survivors include her only daughter, Diana Thomas Price and husband Ralph Price of Marion, Va.; two precious grandchildren, Martha Alderman Cole and her husband Brad Cole of Galax, Va., and Jay Alderman and his wife Shannon Alderman, also of Galax; two great-granddaughters, Sydney Kate and Addisyn Claire Alderman.; one brother, Paul Mabe; two sisters-in-law, Dell Mabe and Sue Mabe; as well as several nieces and nephews; and one very special friend and daughter in the Lord, Martha Moore.
Gertrude loved her family and loved to provide a very good life for her family.
A visitation and celebration of Gertrude's life was held on Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with funeral services to follow at 1 p.m. at Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home with the Rev. Harvey Carico officiating. Burial followed in Felts Cemetery in Galax.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.