Pearl Alice Peak Mabe, 68, of Max Meadows, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013. She was born on January 16, 1945, in Wythe County, the daughter of the late George L. Peak and Maggie Josephine Cregger Peak Wyatt. She was preceded in death by her brother, James "Sonny" Peak. Pearl was a member of Max Meadows Community Church and worked in the Max Meadows School cafeteria for 28 years. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and she loved to travel. She is survived by her husband, Richard L. Mabe, Sr.; two daughters, Selena and Stephen Hillenberg, Mendy and Robert Elvetici; son, Leroy and Deanna Mabe, all of Max Meadows; seven grandchildren, Kayla Tadlock, Olivia Elvetici, Tanner Elvetici, Madison Hillenberg, Luke Hillenberg, Abigail Hillenberg and Logan Mabe; special friends, Dave, Marsha and Trissy Wheeler.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the Max Meadows Community Church with the Reverend David Wheeler and the Reverend Chris Stansell officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Pleasant UMC Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Barnett Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.highlandfuneralservice.com
Barnett Funeral Home, Wytheville, is serving the family.