Thelma Mabe

Obituary of Thelma Greene Mabe

Thelma Greene "Peggy" Mabe, 81, of Biscoe, passed away on March 20, 2022 at Spring Arbor of Albemarle.

Mrs. Mabe was born in Ellerbe, NC to Hugh Pate and Pearl Davis Greene on May 15, 1940.  After working several years in the Industrial Sector, she bravely returned to school and received her GED at MCC and then continued her education at Sandhills Community College receiving an Associate degree. She then achieved an RN/BSN from UNC-Chapel Hill, which allowed her to attain employment with FirstHealth of the Carolinas as a Registered Nurse, eventually becoming an Outcomes Management professional, an achievement of which she was very proud and worked very hard for.  Her career with FirstHealth lasted 29 years.

Preceded in death by her parents, brother Braxton Greene, sisters Hughleen Greene and Mary Greene Allred Clark; and stepson Johnny Lendon Mabe (Tina Mabe).

Survived by her husband of 55 years, Johnny Rufus Mabe of the home; daughter Patti Parsons (Ronnie) of Seven Lakes and son Ken Greene (Patty Maness) of Asheboro; sisters Nancy Davis Greene and Gloria Ann Robinson (James).
Grandchildren Tia Parsons Abel, Sheryl Parsons, Angela Mabe Cook, Jamie Mabe, Seth Mabe and Frances Greene Scheil.  Nine great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.  

Visitation will be held on Wednesday March 23, 2022 at Phillips Funeral Home from 5:00-7:00 pm.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm on Thursday, March 24, 2022  at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ron Chaney officiating.  Burial will follow in the Biscoe Cemetery.

Family and friends can send flowers or instead, memorials can be made to Montgomery County Humane Society at 1150 Okeewemee Rd. Troy, NC 27371 or charity of ones choice.

Online condolences may be made at

The Mabe family is being served by Phillips Funeral Home in Star.



5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Phillips Funeral Home
216 S. Main St.
Star, North Carolina, United States

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Thursday, March 24, 2022
Phillips Funeral Home Chapel
216 South Main Street
Star, North Carolina, United States


Biscoe Cemetery
480 North Main Street
Biscoe, North Carolina, United States
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