Virginia Meetze Gable

August 15, 1940October 8, 2021

COLUMBIA - Virginia Estelle Meetze Gable passed away Friday, October 8, 2021. A graveside service for Virginia will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church Cemetery. Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, is assisting the family.

Virginia was born on August 15, 1940 in Richland County and was the eldest daughter of the late Elton Sanders Meetze and Bessie Rawls Meetze. She was a member of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church and Order of Eastern Star, Ballentine Chapter.

Surviving are her children, Deborah Metcalf (Butch) of Lexington, Jamie Gable (Mary Ann) of Irmo and Michael Gable (Paula) of Lexington; siblings, Larry Meetze (Louise), Calvin Meetze (Charlene), Tim Meetze and Barbara Kyzer (Johnny); grandchildren, Steven Gunn (Amber), Justin Gable (Shelley), Holly Cannon (Walter), Russell Gable (USMC) and several grandchildren that she was especially fond of. She was predeceased by her husband, John Howell; sister, Gina Meetze and loving dog, Prince.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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    Saturday, October 16, 2021


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Marie Ramsey

October 12, 2021

Thoughts and prayers to you all on your loss. May God bless and comfort you all.