- Last Updated on 02:29 PM 11/21/13
Mr. James William Marable Sr. of Height Trail, Halifax died on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at his residence at the age of 87.
Mr. Marable was born in Halifax County on Jan. 10, 1926 to the late Ms. Katie Marable and was married to Mrs. Cora Lee Edmonds Marable. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant C.M.E. Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Cora Lee Edmonds Marable; two daughters, Mrs. Rosa M. Sims and husband Raymond and Mrs. Doris M. Logan and husband William, all of South Boston; two sons, Mr. James W. Marable Jr. and wife Dorothy of South Boston and Mr. Allen Marable of Halifax; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Georgia Miller; one brother-in-law, Mr. Richard Edmonds, and wife Arlene; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Mr. Marable also was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Mary Warren and Mrs. Ida Haskin; and one brother, Mr. Hurley B. Marable.
Funeral services for Mr. James William Marable Sr. will be held Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant C.M.E. Church with the Rev. Evon Bush officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will be receiving friends at the residence, 1015 Height Trail, Halifax.
Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.