Mabel Louise Covey Nicely


Mabel Louise Covey Nicely, age 87, of MacArthur, WV, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019 in Huntersville, NC.
Born on July 10, 1932 in Bradshaw, WV, she was the daughter of the late Lonie Covey and Ruby Golden Sowers Covey.
Mabel (Louise) was a homemaker, cook at Hollywood Elementary School, and worked for Nicely's Delivery Service for 17 years. She was an in-home caregiver for many families. Mabel was a member of Old Grove Chapel.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Billy Loyd Nicely; brothers, Billy, Donald, Jimmy, Johnny Covey, and sister, Linda Kay Covey.
Those survivors left to cherish her memory include children, Billy Nicely (Linda) VA, Brenda Nicely Atkins (Chuck) GA, Peggy Nicely Franklin (Kelly) NC, David Nicely (Deby) NC, Robert Nicely (Marisa) VA, and Gary Nicely (Tammy) WV; grandchildren, Russell Snyder (Lynn), Derek Nicely (Jana), Charlsanne Atkins Miskell (Chris), Oneita Bumgarner Murphy (Derek), Bryan Nicely, Bobby M. Nicely (Sarah), Angie Nicely Milam, Jennifer Nicely Yandle (Cody), Zach Nicely (Courtney) and Bobby W. Nicely; great grandchildren, Ryan and Jake Nicely, Madelyn and Maci Miskell, Tate Bumgarner, Camden, Ellie, Landon, and Mackenzie Nicely, Cailynn, Avery, Colton, and Annabelle Yandle, Hunter, Parker, and Ryder Milam, Cooper and Case Nicely; sister, Gaynell Covey Pack (Dale) IL; brother, Tommy Covey (Becky) KY; sister-in-law, Joyce Nicely Cote, FL.
Funeral services will be conducted at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 2 PM with Pastor Mark Carnes officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity, WV. Visitation 12 to 2 PM Sunday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Dr, Beckley, WV 25801.
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Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, WV.
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Published on September 5, 2019
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