Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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August 30, 2013

Mable Louise Allen Sorah

KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Mable Louise Allen Sorah of Kingsport, Tennessee formerly of Coopers, West Virginia passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at her home.

Mable was born on April 21, 1920 in Bluestone, West Virginia to the late Noel Tarney Adams and Gertrude Byrd Adams.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, William Frank Allen in 1976 and second husband, W.C. (Bill) Sorah in 1994 and two sisters.

Mrs. Sorah is survived by: Daughter: Jo Ann Allen Miles of Kingsport, Tennessee; Son: Charles Grant Allen Sr. and wife Barbara of Hendersonville, Tennessee; Three Grandchildren: Deanne Miles Weber and husband Duffy of Cincinnati, Ohio, Charles Allen Jr. and wife Amber of Kingsport, Tennessee, Robin Lynn Allen of Hendersonville, Tennessee; Great Granddaughter: Alexis Allen of Kingsport, Tennessee; Special Friends: Kym Meade, Margaret Smith and Tina Reece whom took great loving care and our good friends and neighbors.

The family will receive friends at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home 3431 Coal Heritage Road Bluefield, WV. 24707 (304) 589-3860 on Friday, August 30, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, August 30, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home with Rev. W.D. Hasty officiating the service.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell, West Virginia with Rev. W.D. Hasty handling the committal service.   

Online condolences will be accepted at

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home, 3431 Coal Heritage Road (Bluewell), Bluefield, WV 24701 is serving the family.

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