Mable Zeno, 94, of Dayton, Texas and lifelong resident of Liberty County, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019 in Baytown, Texas. She was born on October 10, 1924 in Devers, Texas to the late Tom and Verella Faye Martin Zeno and the last surviving twelve children.
Mable was the oldest member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Dayton and was previously a member of their choir and women’s mission. She worked as a cook for many years at Frank’s Café and for other restaurants in the Houston area. Mable also provided other domestic duties such as housework and childcare. She could do just about anything she set her mind on.
Mable pursued many interests, some of which included her love of fishing, cooking, baking, and gardening. She had a green thumb and enjoyed spending time in her veggie and flower gardens. Mable also liked to dress up and be nicely matching from head to toe. She didn’t have to have a reason or an occasion. Mable will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Mable was preceded in death by her parents; and her siblings Ivory Zeno, Cleo Zeno, Ethel Zeno, Beatrice Zeno, Elmo Zeno, T.L. Zeno, Vera Zeno, John L. Zeno and three siblings that died at birth. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her son Daren Williams of Dayton; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of other loving relatives and friends.
Honoring the family by serving as pallbearers will be Daren Rollins, Jermaine Albro, James Zeno, Charles Tousant, Monta Hebert, and Kenneth Mayfield. Honorary pallbearers will be Mable’s grandsons and nephews.
Friends are invited to visit with the family beginning at 9am on Saturday, October 5, 2019, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 801 S. Colbert Street in Dayton. A funeral service will be held at 11am at the church, with Pastor Carl McNelty officiating. A graveside service and committal will immediately follow in Wells Cemetery in Liberty.
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