James Edward “Eddie” Mabe, made his journey to his heavenly home Monday, July 30, 2018. Eddie confessed receiving His Savior during a school release time as a young boy attending Powder Springs Primary School. He was a member of Mount Eager Baptist Church.
Eddie is preceded in death by his parents, Ted and Mary Mabe. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Vickie Mabe, of Bulls Gap; his three children, Valarie Miller (David Chase) of Bulls Gap; Amie (Jody) Winstead of Maynardville and Dwayne Mabe of Powder Springs; four grandchildren, Jaycee Miller, Cassie McGinnis and Raylan and Henry Mabe, and two great-grandchildren.
Eddie was a simple man and never met a stranger. He had a love for his family, gardening, the outdoors and for his animals. He had a host of special friends that are too numerous to name.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 3, 2018 in the East Chapel of Allen Funeral Home prior to the funeral service at 7:00 p.m. with Reverend Jody Winstead officiating. The family will meet at 10:00 a.m. in Phillipi Church Cemetery, Bulls Gap on Saturday, August 4, 2018 for graveside service.
Allen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.