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Clarice Whitaker Gabel

October 2, 1922 ~ March 19, 2020 (age 97)


Clarice Whitaker Gabel, 97, formerly of Hopkinsville, KY, died Thursday, March 19, 2020 at her home in Madison, TN of natural causes.

A private family graveside service will be held on Monday, March 23, 2020. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Lamb Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

A native of Hopkinsville, she was born October 2, 1922, the daughter of the late Herman Allen Pool and the late Mary Audrey Morris Pool.

She worked at Fort Campbell, Kentucky in Civil Service for 20 years. She attended Cumberland Presbyterian Church. 

She was a member of the ladies VFW Auxiliary club and was on a bowling league in Hopkinsville.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Alfred Whitaker; her second husband, George Gabel; her son, Robert Alfred Whitaker; and her daughter, Judith Kay Whitaker.

Survivors include her daughters, Mrs. Cathy (Frank) Whitlow, Fayetteville, NC; Mrs. Terri (Ronnie) Bridges, Greenbriar, TN; her sister, Mary Ruth Long, Chattanooga, TN; 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke Free Clinic 408 W. 17th Street, Hopkinsville KY 42240 or Cumberland Presbyterian Church 2701 Faircourt Street, Hopkinsville, KY 42240


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Private Family Graveside
March 23, 2020

Riverside Cemetery
119 Metcalfe Lane
Hopkinsville, KY 42240


St. Luke Free Clinic
408 W. 17th Street, Hopkinsville KY 42240

Cumberland Presbyterian Church
2701 Faircourt Street, Hopkinsville KY 42240

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