Obituary for Sally S. Mabry

Katherine Miller
MABRY, Sally Snell, 73 died peacefully Saturday, July 13, 2013. Sally was born on November 11, 1939 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Her parents were the late Anne Chapman Snell and Ramsey Emmett Snell. Her sister was the late Jane Snell Woods (William H. Woods). In 1961 Sally married her husband of 49 years, the late George Buchnau Mabry, Sr. who died in 2010. She is survived by her three children, Betsy Mabry Peebles '76 (Thomas H. Peebles IV), Jane Mabry Jackson '78 (H. Clark Jackson) and George Buchnau Mabry Jr. '82 (Emily R. Magan) and her nine grandchildren, Anne, Will, Katie, Mabry, Cooper, Sam, Kate, George and Harrison, all of whom she adored. She is also survived by her sister, Anne Snell Boykin of Sewanee, TN. She attended the University of Tennessee and the University of Mississippi. She was an avid bridge player and reader, and she loved spending time with her family and friends. Sally also truly loved all of her girls at the Harpeth Hall Middle School where she worked for thirty four years. She was a long time member of St. George's Episcopal Church, Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and the Centennial Club. She was a former member of the Campbell chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution, Fannie Battle and the James K. Polk Memorial Association. A celebration of Sally's life will be held at St. George's Episcopal Church, 4715 Harding Rd, Nashville at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2013 with interment in the church columbarium thereafter. The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00 p.m. in Hampton Hall on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. George's Episcopal Church, Harpeth Hall Middle School, Alive Hospice or the charity of your choice.

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