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Mable R. Page, 90, of Temple Texas, passed away on 31 January 2018.
The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville Texas. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Autry Funeral Home. Burial will follow the funeral at Laneville Cemetery, Laneville, Texas. Services are under the direction of Autry Funeral Home.
Mable was born in Turney Texas on 31 October 1927. She graduated from Jacksonville High School and in 1945 continued on to join the Army Cadet Nurse Corps training at Kings Daughters Hospital in Temple Texas and graduated in 1948.
Mable immediately went to work as a nurse for Veteran Administration Hospital for 47 years until her retirement in 1992. She worked as head nurse for the Tuberculosis, Psychiatric, and Alcohol units. She enjoyed square dancing, bowling, gardening and traveling the world. She visited almost every state in the union, including Alaska and Hawaii, and abroad as far as Hong Kong, Amsterdam, France, the Caribbean's, Puerto Vallarta and more. She was a charter member, active promoter, and served as President of the Central Texas Lone Star Square Dance Club.
Mable was married to Bruce Hobbs, they had one son Melton Eugene Hobbs. She later married Wayne D Page.
Mable is survived by survived her son Melton Eugene Hobbs of Hanford California, daughter-in-law Rita D Hobbs, grandchildren Amanda Augustus and her husband Trent, Thomas Hobbs and his wife Kimberlee, great-grandchildren Miguel, Alyssa, and Gavin. Brothers Amos and Louise Richards of Jacksonville Texas, Patricia Richards of Rusk Texas, Jerry and Sheryl Richards of Jacksonville Texas, and Tyson and Diane Richards of Salem Missouri.
Mable is preceded in death by her husband's Bruce Hobbs and Wayne Page, sister Iva Mae Richards and brother O'Daniel Richards.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Texas Teen Square Dance Scholarship Fund.
Published on February 2, 2018
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