ADA — Mable M. Hathaway, age 92, died on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 11:38 AM at Blanchard Valley Health System.

She was born on August 29, 1925 in Hardin County, Ohio to the late Eugene Martin and Mozelle (Bullock) Thompson. On December 12, 1942 Mable married Russell Hathaway who preceded her in death on December 25, 2011.

Mable retired from the Ada Schools where she worked for 24 years in the cafeteria. She was a member of the Ada First United Methodist Church. She was an active member of the Ada Fireman Auxiliary for 20 years. After retirement Mable and her husband spent winters in Webster, Florida.

She is survived by two daughters: Drena (Mark) Metzger of Alvada and Coleen (John) Sears of Millersport; a daughter-in-law: Barbara (Harvey) Nash of Westerville; eight grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren; a brother: Donald (Wilma) Thompson of Bluffton; and three sisters: Dorothy Lenhart of Ada, Ruby Ludwig of Greenville, and Shirley High of Lakeview.

Mable was preceded in death by her son, Larry Hathaway; and two sisters: Patricia Thayer and Joan Kohli.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada with Pastor Thomas Dearth officiating. Burial followed in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington.

Friends called two hours prior to the service from 11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Ada Liberty Township Fire Department.

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Arrangements are by Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada