Mable Rebecca Williams Ransome was the fourth of twelve children born to the late Willie Jeremiah Williams, Sr. and Clara Ross Williams. She was educated in Hanover County Public Schools. At an early age she was baptized and joined Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Mechanicsville, VA. She was joined in holy matrimony to the late Deacon Clarence Edward Ransome and to this union one daughter was born, Doris Ann. She was predeceased by 4 sisters and 6 brothers.
Mable retired from Reynolds Metals Company and was a long time employee of Fearnow's Cannery. She was also a licensed CNA.
She was a long time member of the Carey Wheaton Chapter #204 OES, PHA of Virginia. Upon marriage she joined First Shiloh Baptist Church. She loved her role as deaconess until her health began to fail.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving and devoted daughter, Doris Ann Ransome; grandchildren: Crystal Wood (Willie), Michelle Kelly, Leatrice Jenkins (Dennis) and Robert (Bobby) Pleasant (Melodie): great grandchildren; LaToya Washington (Trent), Brandon Pleasant, Jaquan Johnson, Sr. and Jazmin Wood; great great-grandchildren: Victorya Washington, Aniyah Pleasant, Jaquan Johnson, Jr. and Landon Pleasant; one sister, Mary Louise Brown; god-daughter, Linda Wright-Johnson; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins/friends; sons-in law: Robert Pleasant, Sr. and Alvin Claiborne.
Mable loved family and friends and enjoyed talking on the phone and receiving visitors. She will be missed by all who loved her.
Quote from daughter and grandchildren: "Every day that we see a cardinal (her favorite red bird) it will be a reminder of our mother, Nanny".
Owens Funeral Service (Ashland)
Wednesday September 5th, 2018
6:00pm - 7:00pm
104 Green Chimney CT
Ashland, VA 23005
First Shiloh Baptist Church
Thursday September 6th, 2018
8150 Walnut Grove Rd
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
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May the God of all comfort be with you at this most difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4. Please accept my sincere condolences
Submitted by C. Prince on Sep 17 2018 08:26:57 AM
Dear Ms. Doris, You have our deepest condolences for the loss of your Mom. We will always remember her beautiful smile and classy way she always carried herself. She will be greatly missed. Please stay in touch. Lovingly,
GaElla & Rose
Greenbrier Baptist Church Family
Submitted by GaElla Matthews on Sep 5 2018 11:24:48 PM
My deepest sympathy to Doris and the family. Mrs. Mable was such a sweet person, remember weeping may endure for a night but joy will come in the morning, know that God makes no mistakes and heaven has definitely gain a beautiful angel. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. I miss from seeing you now that I don't work at Physicians of family Medicine. Patrice Martin
Submitted by Patrice Martin on Sep 5 2018 08:31:20 AM
Patrice Martin & Jennifer Hilliard lit a candle for Mable W. Ransome
Patrice Martin & Jennifer Hilliard lit a candle on Sep 5 2018 08:26:07 AM
My deepest condolences to you and your family. Sorry I can't be there but my heart aches with you all.. GOD Bless you all
Submitted by Mildred Mason on Sep 4 2018 04:41:20 PM
My condolences to the family. God’s Blessings.
Submitted by Roslyn de Cordova on Sep 4 2018 10:26:25 AM
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