Mabel Irene Pugh-Taggart

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Mabel Irene Pugh-Taggart (Stith)

Birthplace: Guston, Meade County, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 04, 2018 (90)
Amanda, Fairfield County, Ohio, United States (Alzheimer's Disease)
Place of Burial: Brandenburg, Meade County, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Ernest Hunter Stith and Elsie Mae Stith
Wife of William Frederick Pugh and Private
Mother of Elaine Hess; Private and Private
Sister of Lt. Ernest Baxter Stith; Lt. Cdr. Morris Edwin Stith; Mary Belle Kendall; Sgt. Earl Lobb Stith and Jessie Lee Edge

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About Mabel Irene Pugh-Taggart

Mabel Irene Taggart, age 90, of Amanda, Ohio, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018 at her home after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's. She was born August 27, 1927 in Guston, Kentucky to the late Ernest and Elsie Stith. Her three brothers, Baxter, Morris and Earl Stith, and two sisters, Mary Kendall and Jessie Edge preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her first husband of nearly 25 years, William Frederick Pugh; daughter, Elaine Hess in 1999, and grandson Jason Pugh in 2010.

Mabel worked at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, KY, the Department of Defense in Washington DC, the county extension office of Meade County, KY, and as a cook in the Plymouth, Ohio school system. Most of all, Mabel loved being a wife, mother and care giver to her family.

She is survived by her loving husband and faithful care giver of nearly 47 years, Rev. Julian Taggart; sons, Gary (Denel) Pugh of Durham, NC, and Kenny Pugh (the Singing Mailman) of South Bloomfield, Ohio; 3 grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda. Funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. on Monday at the Amanda Presbyterian Church with Pastor Liz Tietz officiating. Burial will be back home at Cap Anderson Cemetery, Brandenburg, KY on Tuesday with a grave side committal at 2:00 P.M.

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Mabel Irene Pugh-Taggart's Timeline

August 27, 1927
Guston, Meade County, Kentucky, United States
October 8, 1947
May 4, 2018
Age 90
Amanda, Fairfield County, Ohio, United States
Cap Anderson Cemetery, Brandenburg, Meade County, Kentucky, United States