Kathleen "Kate" (Henson) CabeSeptember 29, 1922 ~ August 11, 2017 (age 94)
Kathleen “Kate” Henson Cabe, 94, of Otto passed away Friday, August 11, 2017. Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Eli Brabson Henson and the late Mary Ada Gladwell Henson. She was married to the late Charles Neville Cabe for 61 years.
Kate enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was an active member at Asbury Methodist Church. She loved to quilt and paint. She also enjoyed reciting poetry. Kate was known for reciting poems verbatim that she had learned throughout grade school.
She is survived by two daughters, Joyce Raby of Franklin, and Teresa Speed (Davis) of Otto; three sons, Kenneth Cabe (Larry Fox) of Sylva, Larry Neville Cabe (Susie) of Franklin, and Steven Cabe (Gail) of State Road, NC; one son in law, William Zeller of Eustis Fl.; nine Grandchildren and thirteen Great Grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by one daughter, Mary Lou Zeller; three sisters; seven brothers and one son-in-law, Tom Raby.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday August 15, 2017 at 2pm in the Chapel of Bryant Grant Funeral Home with Rev. Kelly Dotson and Rev. Pattie Curtis officiating. Burial will follow in Asbury Methodist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jacob Speed, Mark Berry, Todd Raby, Joby Cabe, and Bill C. Zeller. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 1pm to 2pm, prior to the service at Bryant Grant Funeral Home.
Memorials can be made in memory of Kate to the Asbury Methodist Cemetery Fund, care of Allan Vinson, 1050 River Valley Road, Otto, NC 28763.
Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Cabe family. Online condolences may be made at bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.