Macon County Chronicle

Mabel Hunter McDole, 100

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000183 EndHTML:0000002949 StartFragment:0000002442 EndFragment:0000002913 SourceURL:file://localhost/Volumes/SERVER/EDITORIAL/9-20-11/OBITS/mcdole.doc Mrs. Mabel Hunter McDole,born May 29, 1911, of Westmoreland passed away at  age 100  on Sunday, September 11 at Morningside of Gallatin assisted living facility. Funeral service will be conducted Wednesday September 14th at 11AM at Westmoreland United Methodist Church with Pastor Ron Bingnear officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000183 EndHTML:0000004120 StartFragment:0000002446 EndFragment:0000004084 SourceURL:file://localhost/Volumes/SERVER/EDITORIAL/9-20-11/OBITS/mcdole.doc

Visitation will begin on Tuesday at 3:00PM until 8:00PM at Woodard Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Wednesday at Westmoreland United Methodist Church at 9:30AM until time of service. She is survived by her son David H. McDole (wife Barbara) of Franklin & Westmoreland TN. Mrs. McDole was preceded in death by her husband Graidon McDole; parents Andrew Herschel Hunter and Ola Bell Reddick; infant daughter Ruth Ann McDole. Her sisters Estelle Lee, Lucille Crowder, Virginia Harper, Frances Clemens, and two brothers; Miller Hunter, and James M. Hunter Sr. She graduated Gallatin High School in 1928 and went on to become a teacher at a two teacher school in Sumner County in the same year. She retired as a teacher from Westmoreland Elementary school in 1974 after 40 years of dedicated service; working with and loving children has always been the focal point in her life. In 2001 Mabel & Graidon McDole were named. Citizen of the year by the Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce & the Gallatin News Examiner.
Selected pallbearers for the service are : Maxie Searcy, James M. Hunter Jr. , Jerry Kirby, David Brown, Chad Lambert, and Mark Hagewood. Honorary Pallbearers for the service are: H.G. Kirby, James Anderson, Frank Cambra, William Huntsman, Randy Atterberry, Active Sumner County Teachers, Retired Sumner County Teachers and Residents and Staff of Morningside of Gallatin. The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Westmoreland Public Library and Westmoreland United Methodist Church.