Mabel Lee McCullough, 87, went to be with the Lord Friday, March 29, 2019. She was born in Nash County to the late James Richard Gay Sr. and Sallie Annie Gay.
She was a local operator for C&P Telephone and retired after 25 years service. She was a member of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, Virginia Beach.
In addition to her parents, Mabel was also preceded in death by her husband, Edward L. McCullough Sr.; two sons, Mark Jerome and David Michael McCullough; three sisters, Arthea, Roberta and Marion; and three brothers, Leon, Wayne and Richard.
She is survived by five sons, Eddie McCullough, and his wife, Sandy, Gary McCullough, Paul McCullough, and his wife, Martha, Rick McCullough, and his wife, Karen, and Jeff McCullough, and his wife, Dorthy; daughter, Karen Powers, and her husband, Alan; 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and sister, Iona Cerza.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 2, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach. A Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 3, at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church, Virginia Beach. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
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