Mabel Elizabeth Cospy McCullough
Mabel Elizabeth Cospy McCullough went home to be with the Lord on May 11, 2015, at the age of 82. Mabel was a former English teacher at Coral Gables High School from 1982 to 1985, and an AAP Assistant English teacher at Miami Northwestern High School from 1973 to 1982. She retired after sustaining a life-altering injury while teaching. Mabel graduated as valedictorian from Carrollton Senior High at the age of 16, and subsequently graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelors Degree in Education.
Mabel was a former member of Antioch Baptist Church in Liberty City, where she sang in the numbers 1 and 2 choirs. Being homebound after her injury, Mabel supported Trinity Broadcast Network through tithes and made donations to a number of international causes.
Born in Carrollton, Georgia, Mabel married Fletcher McCullough in March, 1949. Together, they had three children: Fletcher McCullough III, Cristy McCullough and Vernon McCullough.
She moved to South Florida in 1956 and is survived by her daughter, Cristy McCullough; granddaughters: Kelly Camille McCullough Bodie and Ashley Marie McCullough Bodie; and great grandsons: Julian Caesar McCullough Monsalve, Diamanté Carlo McCullough Monsalve, and Isaiah Michael McCullough Griffiths. She is also survived by siblings, Ann Cospy Sims, James Cospy, and Lottie Cospy Nesbitt, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, grand and great nieces and nephews, and sister-in-laws.
Memorial Services will start at 1 p.m. at Nakia Ingraham Funeral Home, 2509 State Road 7 (State Road 441) in West Park, Fla., (between Hallandale Beach Boulevard and Pembroke Road).