Gladys Mildred Rabey, 88, of Okeechobee, Fla., formerly of Manila, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2001, at her home. Born at Pleasant Ridge, she was the daughter of the late Ronnie and Minnie Dunn Carr. She was a longtime Manila area resident and was a member of the Manila Westside Baptist Church. She was the widow of William Hyle Rabey.
She is survived by three sons, Douglas Rabey of Coosbay, Ore., Junior Rabey of Knox, Ind., and Jerry Rabey of Hayti, Mo.; a daughter, Wanda Metzger of Okeechobee, Fla.; two brothers, Lonnie Carr and Lynn Carr, both of Heber Springs; 22 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Billy Gene Rabey and Milton Rabey.
The funeral was held at 11 a.m. today (Tuesday) at Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Mike Bowien officiating. Burial was in the Manila Cemetery.