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Mabel Thorp

March 5, 1949 — March 31, 2024

Mabel Elizabeth Thorp, 75, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, March 31, 2024.

Mabel was born on March 5, 1949 in Salyersville, Kentucky to Noah and Maxie (Rice) Bailey.

On August 31, 1989 in La Porte, Indiana, she married Terry Thorp who preceded her in death. Surviving are her 3 children, Terry Porter of Royalton, Kentucky, Edison (Toni) Porter of Royalton, Kentucky and Glenda (Ellis, Jr.) Stacy of Knox; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Charley (Star) Bailey of Salyersville, Kentucky; as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Junior and Kenneth Bailey; sisters, Maudie, Betty Ethel and Thelma.

Mabel worked as a laborer for Kingsley Furniture Company for over 30 years. She was a member of Sawdust Trail Missionary Baptist Church. Mabel liked spending time with family, watching Hallmark movies, and going to her church.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Glenda Stacy, 2900 Monroe Street. La Porte, IN 46350 or to the donor's choice.

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