Mabel Hicks Justice
Will Be Deeply Missed
Canton- Mabel E. Hicks Justice, age 86, was carried home by the angels on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.
Mabel was born August 29, 1935 and had made her home in Haywood County most of her life. She had formerly resided in Marion where she had been employed at Baxter Healthcare for 25 years. Mabel also devoted her life to taking care of her family and her home. In the summer season, she could often be found in her vegetable garden and working among her beautiful flowers. She was an amazing cook and her chocolate homemade candies were loved by everyone – all across the county. Her delicious cakes were also favorites of friends and family and Mable truly enjoyed her time working as a cake decorating instructor at McDowell Technical College. Everyone blessed to know Mabel loved her and with her kind and giving heart she spent many years working in home healthcare taking care of patients that truly adored her. She was also an avid reader and when she could find a quiet moment she often enjoyed reading one of her favorite books. Mable will forever be remembered as a loving wife, a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, dear sister, and a sweet friend. We shall miss her deeply.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Vergie Hicks; her son, Ronnie Justice; her brothers, Billy Hicks and Reeves Hicks.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 70 years, Marion Justice of Canton; her daughters, Dorothy Ramsey of Marion, Sally McKinney of Canton and Gail Young and her husband Mike of Franklin;7 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Barbara Justice of Canton; a brother, Bud Hicks of Canton and many friends.
The funeral service to honor Mrs. Justice will be held at 11:00 am Friday, September 3, 2021 in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral and Cremation Service. Reverend Wayne Haney will be officiating. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service.
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Justice family.