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Obituaries

April 25, 2013

John Clifton Gable

WEST POINT —      Memorial services for John Clifton Gable will be held Saturday, at 2 p.m., at Calvert Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jeff Shannon officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, West Point, with Calvert Funeral Home of West Point in charge of arrangements.

    Mr. Gable, 78, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at The Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. He was born Feb. 13, 1935, in Vardaman, to the late Mattie Virginia McCullough and Waites Gable. He was a member of First United Methodist Church. Mr. Gable worked with USF & G Insurance Company for 36 years as an adjuster in Natchez, Greenwood, Greenville, Jackson and the state office in

    Meridian serving as claims supervisor until his retirement in 1992. He was a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and the Phi Sigma Pi Honor Scholarship Fraternity. He served in the Mississippi Army National Guard 223rd Engineer Battalion when he was called to active duty during the Berlin Crisis. He was married to Kay Low Gable June 16, 1963.

    Survivors include wife of 50 years, Kay Low Gable of West Point; one daughter, Kelly Gable Conway of Tupelo; one granddaughter, Claire Elizabeth Conway of Tupelo; and, three sisters-in-law: Sandra McGaugh (Boyd) of Greenville, Judy Cannon (James) Greensborough, Ga., and Penny Crowson of Tupelo.

    Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children's Research Hospital, P. O. Box 1818, Memphis, TN  38101, or to The Sanctuary Hospice House, P. O. Box 2177, Tupelo, MS 38803.

    Friends may leave an online condolence at calvertfuneralhome.com.

    Visitation will be Saturday, one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

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