OBITUARY

Mabel M. Durrah

January 9, 1925May 7, 2019

Mabel M. Durrah, age 94, of North Las Vegas, Nevada, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday May 7, 2019. Mabel was born January 9, 1925 in Smith Parish, Bermuda to her parents Joseph and Rosida Lindo.

Mabel married Martin Weaver and had two daughters: Sharon Ann Pires and Joann Weaver before they divorced. She then married Hobart Gibson and had two daughters and one son: Suzanne Patricia Stephenson, Dorothy Jean Thomas and Lewis Ralph Gibson before they divorced. She then married Edward Richard Durrah and they had one daughter, Edith Rose Valenzuela.

Mabel worked numerous jobs which included: waitress, cook, housekeeper and store clerk while raising her children in Bermuda. She moved to the States in 1980 to help with her grandson, and after being widowed in 1982 she worked as an in home care giver in Lompoc, California and later in Needles, California. Mabel eventually slowed down and retired before moving to Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mabel was a loving and devoted mother and nana, whom had a passion for gardening, crocheting. She was a devout Christian and member of the Paradise Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Mabel was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Rosida Lindo; husband, Edward Richard Durrah; daughters: Sharon Pires and Joann Weaver; son, Lewis Gibson; and her children's fathers: Martin Weavers and Hobart Gibson. She is survived by her daughters: Suzanne Patricia Stephenson, Dorothy Jean Thomas and Edith Rose Valenzuela; daughter in law, Carey Gibson; sister, Rosemary Chestnut. 9 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and great-great-great grandchildren.

A visitation for Mabel will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A funeral service will occur Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, both at Palm Boulder Highway Mortuary, 800 South Boulder Highway, Henderson, NV 89015. Mabel will be laid to rest at Palm Henderson Cemetery, in Henderson, Nevada.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.palmmortuary.com for the Durrah family.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, May 15, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • Graveside Service Thursday, May 16, 2019

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Ms V Boyce

May 15, 2019

She was kind, thoughtful and giving, Always putting others feelings before hers. I met Mabel 7 years ago at the Dialysis Center. After years of knowing her I became very fond of her. Mabel and I shared the same birth date (01/09) and would often exchange gifts. On our Birthday she would bring a cake to the Dialysis Center to share. She cared dearly for the other Dialysis Patients and was happy when one of us received a Kidney Transplant. Mabel was loved by many people and I will truly miss her. She is in a better place and is at Peace with her God feeling no more pain.... Family and Friends of Mabel let rejoice in her home going enjoy the memories we have of her. RIP MabelšŸŒ¹

Jennifer Nicholson

May 12, 2019

Mrs. Mable is my sister in Christ who I love and admired. Her faith and her physical strength, encouraged and strengthened me. Visiting her at the hospital or at home, no matter what the situation was, didn't throw her into a state of despondency, she knows her God and wasn't afraid to die. He was her strength and Redeemer. She is resting for that great getting up morning. Sleep on my sister.

Sher Lovelace

May 10, 2019

Mother Mabel was very special to me....she shared with me her smiles, her hugs, her family and most of all her deep love for our Lord. I will always remember her kindness to me and know that I will see her again when He comes to take us all Home.