Mabel Frances Mahaffey Waddell

Mabel Waddell, 72 years old, of Simpsonville, wife of the late Keith Waddell, answered the call of her Lord and Savior on Sunday morning, March 1, 2015.

She was a daughter of the late Horace and Mamie Lou Carlton Mahaffey. Born in Taylors, S.C. her parents settled in Simpsonville where she lived the last 68 years of her life.

Mrs. Waddell was a member of Temple Baptist Church and the Senior Ladies BFC, Simpsonville. She attended Hillcrest High School, retired from Carolina Blouse of Greenville and was self-employed.

She is survived by two brothers, Alvin and Warren (Linda) Mahaffey, both of Simpsonville; two nieces and twelve nephews.

Apart from loving her Lord and her Church, she enjoyed early morning walks at the Senior Action Center in Simpsonville, Gospel concerts, going on trips to Springmaid, Church fellowships and traveling to Niagara Falls and on a cruise to Hawaii.

Mabel thoroughly enjoyed having her family and friends in her home on special occasions. Her home was always full for meals at Thanksgiving and Christmas. Her family considered her the “family historian.”

Her family would like to thank all those that called, sent cards, prayed, and visited Mabel during her illness. A special thanks to Bobbie Dixon for being a faithful care-giver.

A Funeral Service for Mrs. Waddell will be held on Wednesday, March 4 at 2:00 PM at Temple Baptist Church with Pastor Brett Aiken officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service starting at 1:00 PM.

Interment will be at Cannon Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorials be made in lieu of flowers to: the Building Fund, Temple Baptist Church, 213 W. Curtis Street, Simpsonville, S.C. 29681.

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