Rachel Thring’s earthly journey lasted 87 years until September 16, 2016. She was born and raised in Clarksville, TN.
She graduated from high school in 1947. Soon after graduation she married Chester P. Mabry of Little Rock, AR. They lived in Maple Valley.
She worked at The Boeing Company’s Red Barn Bldg for 33 years until she retired in 1992.
Her first husband passed away and she later married Bert Thring (Bert’s Dirt). She was a loving and giving mother, grandmother and friend.
She is survived by her 4 children: Chester W. (Yvonne) Mabry, Jim Mabry, Myra (Andrew) Sible, Belinda (Patrick) Ryan, 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Preceding her in death: Chester P. Mabry (husband), Bert Thring (husband), Ralph Hogan (twin) and Judy Mabry (baby).
She was laid to rest at the Maple Valley Hobart Cemetery.
A memorial service was held at the Hobart Community Church on September 22, 2016.