Mabel P. Gantner

Published 4:32 pm Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Mabel P. Gantner, 81, of Walnut Hill, Fla., passed away Jan. 9, 2015, at her residence.

She was born Nov. 9, 1933, to the late Occie and Shady Williams Phillips. She was a member of the Walnut Hill Baptist Church.

Those who preceded her in death include her parents; husband Rick Gantner; and two brothers, J.E. Phillips and W.V. Phillips.

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She is survived by her three sons, Dennnis (Doris) Dortch of Moses Lake, Wash., Larry C. (Melinda) Gantner of Victorville, Calif. and Eric Gantner of Portland, Oregon; three daughters, Gail (Mark) Berube of Bold Springs, Ga., Kay Lockard of Walnut Hill, Fla. and Martha Ganey of Uriah; two sisters, Bernice Purvis of Bratt, Fla. and Margaret (Jack) McCullough of Walnut Hill, Fla.; 10 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren and one on the way.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Jan. 16, at 11 a.m. from the Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Joe Gipson officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 16, from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. from Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home.

Active pallbearers will be Rodney Heindl, Ryan Heindl, Jason Berube, Shaun Berube, Stephen Metts, Malcolm McCullough, Douglas Phillips, Tony Killam and Kenny Beck.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc., is in charge of arrangements.