Mable Fulton Habeeb

Published 1:01 pm Friday, February 10, 2012

Mable Fulton Habeeb died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, at her residence. She was 92.

Born in Philadelphia, Miss., she was the daughter of the late Walter Fulton and Ethel Miller Fulton. She had been a resident of Vicksburg since 1940. Mrs. Habeeb was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Acacia Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Ann Habeeb of Vicksburg and Pam Boozer (Michael) of Pearl; one son, Alex Habeeb (Kate) of Madison; two granddaughters, Elizabeth Boozer and Sarah Boozer, both of Pearl; one sister, Sue Mills of Alabama; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Touphie Habeeb; five brothers; and four sisters.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church with the Very Rev. John Morris, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 5 until 7 at Riles Funeral Home, with Trisagion Prayers at 7, and Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the service.

Pallbearers will be Gregory Thomas, Peter Buttross, Joe Stradinger, Alex Stradinger, Michael Boozer, Charlie Fulton, Harper Maddox, Ann Habeeb, Pam Boozer and Alex Habeeb.

Honorary pallbearers will be Polly Nasif, Norma Habeeb and Barbara Goodman.

Memorials may be made to St. George Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, 2709 Washington St., Vicksburg, MS 39180.