Obituary for Christine Lucas O’Neil Mabe

Christine Lucas O’Neil Mabe, age 85 of Bedford passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021 at the Bedford County Nursing Home. Born December 11, 1935 in Radford, Virginia she was the daughter of the late Bentley Lucas and Alice Parrish Lucas. Her husband, Donald LeRoy Mabe (2016) also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her

Daughters – Robin O’Neil (Gary) Tickle – Christiansburg, VA, Tammy (Kurt) Venables – Bedford, VA

Grandchildren – Gage Tickle, Kate Tickle, Samantha Venables and Blaine Venables

Stepson – Wayne (Cindy) Mabe with numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren – Pulaski

Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM – Thursday, January 7, 2021 at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin with Pastor Dwight Haynes. The family will receive friends at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski from 10:00 AM till leaving in procession to the cemetery @ 10:40 AM. To sign Christine’s online guestbook, please visit

Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.