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Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services - West Alexandria
Thursday December 23rd, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services - West Alexandria
Thursday December 23rd, 2021

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Sugar Grove Cemetery
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Mabel A. Dearth

Mabel A. Dearth, age 102, of Eaton, OH went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 18, 2021 at Vancrest Healthcare Center in Eaton. She was born May 16, 1919 in Potsdam, OH to the late George and Grace (Wissinger) Karns and was the fourth in line of nine children. She married Harry Dearth in April of 1937. Harry passed away in 1992 after 55 years of marriage. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by her brothers Forest Karns and Jack Karns; and sisters Helen Sebring, Mary Blackburn, Betty Thompson and June Walker; nephew Jim Dearth and several other nieces and nephews. She will be missed by her brother and his wife, Tom and Dolores Karns and sister Susan Helton both of West Milton, OH. Also missing her are many nieces and nephews and special friends. She lived on the farm located on Lexington Road in West Alexandria for over 50 years, where she farmed alongside of her husband Harry. She also worked at Dayton Flexible in Eaton, OH. After retiring, she moved to Buckeye Drive in Eaton for 20 years until she moved to Vancrest Senior living. Mabel was a member of Eaton Church of the Brethren for many years. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 23, 2021 from 10:00 am until time of funeral service at 11:00 am at the Gard Funeral Home (formerly Lindloff-Zimmerman), 67 W. Dayton Street, West Alexandria, OH. Burial will follow at Sugar Grove Cemetery in West Alexandria, OH. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.

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Bless her heart I always loved waiting on Mabel she was a friend and a customer of mine for many years . My heart goes out to her family. She was one very special lady

Pam Johnson Dec 28 2021 10:47 PM

Mabel was a customer at Twin Valley Bank for many years. She was the most kind, loving, customer ever! Always brought us peanut brittle at Christmas that we'd all wait for! It was the best! The Lord loved Mabel as much as Mabel loved the Lord. Rest In Peace my friend.

Donna Crawford Dec 22 2021 11:17 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mabel Dearth

Jean Dawson Dec 21 2021 3:10 PM

Aunt Mabel was one of a kind. She did not mince words, told it like it was, knew about almost every topic on earth, A visit was always a high point in our lives. You never left Mabel sad. She made you laugh with her stories and anecdotes. She was a believer and never bashful to tell others about God. And she loved her place and took such good care of everything. My sincere condolences to her family, cousins, and second cousins, and friends. She is now one of God's jewels in Heaven.

Rebecca Karns Dec 21 2021 10:33 AM

Mabel was a true gem. A special kind of lady, She used to visit us at Walmart in the Garden Center when Jim Dearth and I worked together.

Joann Ponder Dec 20 2021 10:11 PM

Mabel always had the most beautiful flowers growing in her front yard. She was such a sweet lady.

Rose Armstrong Dec 20 2021 6:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mabel Dearth

Karen Dorr Dec 20 2021 4:46 PM

Mable was one of the kindess lady I ever meet and I loved the years I worked with her.

Rose Schleiger Dec 20 2021 3:24 PM

Aunt Mabel She was the best of the best Aunt every . She could tell things from the past and she believe in god and the truth in life . We will miss her and all the stories about the Family Past.

Dan and Pamela Mote Dec 20 2021 8:46 AM