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Mabel Frances Cephas Obey of New York, NY died September 27, 2003 at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York City. She was 84.
She was born on January 22, 1914 in Hurlock, Maryland the daughter of the late Roland Washington Cephas and Mary Frances Hubbard Cephas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Obey.
She was an accountant and worked in the office of International Garment Workers Union.
She is survived by two sons, Douglas Hamilton Cephas and his wife, Thelma of Lanham, MD, and Ronald Dobey of Wilton, CT, daughter-in-law Roslyn Dobey of Wilton, CT, four sisters, Pauline Camper of Philadelphia, PA, Lottie Camper and Anna Thomas both of Federalsburg, and Mildred Waters of Hurlock, two brothers, Leroy Cephas of Federalsburg, and Solomon Cephas of Hurlock, 8 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and her caregiver and friend, Julie Akins. She was preceded in death by a grandchild, and three brothers, James Cephas, Roland Cephas, Jr., and Hubbard Cephas.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2003 at 12 p.m. at Park Lane Church of God in Federalsburg. Interment will follow at John's Cemetery in Preston. Friends may call at church two hours prior to the service. Arrangements by Framptom Funeral Home, P.A., Federalsburg.
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