Kathleen "Kate" Grable, 92, of Chattanooga, TN passed away on August 28, 2013. She was born on June 26, 1921 to the late Oren and Lula Leota Miller in Madison County, Indiana. Kate was the world's best wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. She was an accomplished Avon Sales Representative and won various awards for her gift of connecting with people. She enjoyed crafts, card games, and spending time with her loving family. She remained very active her entire life, involved in Christ United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Good News Sunday School Class, Naomi Circle, Holy Rollers, Quilting Hands-Seeking Hearts, Single Ladies Supper Club and worked at the information desk. She was also a volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House, the Bethlehem Center and was a Gray Lady at Wabash County Hospital. She donated 86 units of blood to the Red Cross. Kate will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.
Kate is preceded in her passing by her late husband of 48 years, Edward E. Grable; her grandson Mike, and several of her siblings.
She is survived by her Son Ed Titus (Janice) of Clermont, FL; Daughters Beverly K. Ball of Sebring, FL, Diane S. Jay (Bill) of Cleveland, TN, and Betty J. Grable of Chattanooga, TN; Grandchildren Alan Jay (Tammie), Angie Jay, Mark Gray (Cindy), Mick Gray, Heather Slingerland (Rob), Nicole Jenkins (Tom), Melanie Titus, and Amanda Titus (Jacob); 10 ½ Great-Grandchildren; and 1 Great-Great-Grandchild.
A Celebration of Kate's Life will take place at Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home, 1148 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden, FL 34787 on Saturday, August 31, 2013 at 11:00 AM. In celebration of Kate's life, the family requests casual dress.
A Memorial Service will take place in Chattanooga, Tennessee at the Christ United Methodist Church on Thursday, September 12, 2013. Family will receive friends from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM with a service beginning at 7:00 PM.
An Inurnment Graveside Service will take place in Wabash, Indiana at the Mississinewa Memorial Cemetery on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made in memory of Kate to any of the following organizations: Mike Conley Hospice House, 2100 Oakley Seaver Blvd., Clermont, FL 34711 or online at https://donate.cshospice.org/
Attn: Donor Services, PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309, and/or the
1101 Northchase Parkway Marietta, GA, 30067.
Arrangements are under the care of CAREY HAND COX-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, (407) 647-1942, www.Carey-HandCox.com.