Funeral services for Merida Cowser Mabe, age 89, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 12, 2022, at West Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Bob Landers officiating. Interment will follow at Greenview Cemetery with Ian Herron, Randy Herrron Jr., and other volunteers serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m., prior to service. Merida passed away on Friday, August 5, 2022, at her residence. She was born on January 26, 1933, in Pickton, TX, the daughter of Marvlin and Eva Phillips Cowser. She married Roger Lee Mabe on December 11, 1953, in Sulphur Springs, TX. He preceded her in death on April 17, 2015. Merida was a member of First Baptist Church where she was very active in the choir, church library, and played piano for N.H. Ministry Services. She loved working on genealogy, sewing, and crochet.
She is survived by daughters, Melinda Herron and husband Randy of Westland, MI, Susan Mabe of Sulphur Springs, grandsons, Randy Herron Jr. and wife Alissa of Howell, MI, Ian Herron and wife Maria of Milford, MI, great-grandchildren, Dylan Herron, Kylie Herron, Evan Herron, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Roger, she was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Phillip Cowser. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to North Texas Food Bank or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com