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Mabel Bearden Crosby

May 26, 1935 ~ March 19, 2020 (age 84)


Mrs. Mabel Bearden Crosby, 84, entered into rest Thursday morning, March 19, 2020, at the Saint George Health Care Center.  She was the loving wife of the late Mr. William Edwin Crosby, Sr. 


Born May 26, 1935, in Birmingham, Alabama, she was a daughter of the late Alvin Bearden and the late Edgie Lee Spencer Bearden.  She retired from Smoaks Manufacturing and was a member of Marion Baptist Church in Williams.  She will always be remembered for her love of flowers and her garden as well as her Chihuahua pups.  She enjoyed shopping but her great joy in life was her children and grandchildren.


Surviving are: two daughters, Polly Ann McMillan of Ruffin and Betty Jean Benton of Ruffin; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a son, William Edwin Crosby, Jr. and a son-in-law, Ray McMillan.


Funeral services will be conducted 1 o’clock Monday afternoon, March 23, 2020, from the graveside at Little Swamp United Methodist Churchyard, 17465 Hunters Chapel Road, Smoaks. 


The family will receive friends during a time of visitation this Sunday from 5 o’clock until 7 o’clock at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408.  Visit the registry online at:

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March 22, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brice W. Herndon and Sons Funeral Homes and Crematory, Walterboro Chapel
1193 Bells Highway
Walterboro, SC 29488

Graveside Service
March 23, 2020

1:00 PM
Little Swamp United Methodist Church
17465 Hunters Chapel Road
Smoaks, SC 29481

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