Maggie Jane Harris Mabone went home to Jesus on September 26th, 2021.
Maggie was born to the late Johnny Saul, Sr. and Fannie Pearl Saul on June 18th, 1944, in Cedar Bluff, Mississippi. After graduating from 5th Street High School in West Point, Mississippi, she moved to Chicago, Illinois to work.
It was there, she met her first husband, Willie Harris, Sr. They were married and from their union, they had one son, Willie Harris, Jr. After having her son, she decided to dedicate her life to being a fantastic and wonderful mother. Maggie and her family eventually moved to Pullman, Michigan where she lived for over 40 years.
After the passing of Willie Harris, Sr. in 1989, she later married Joe Lee Mabone from Gary, Indiana in 1995. They were married for 10 years until Joe passed away.
Maggie loved her family and was especially proud of her son and grandchildren whom she talked about often. In addition to being a dedicated wife and loving mother, Maggie also loved to help people through service and giving. Throughout her entire life, she held an unwavering faith in God, which she diligently taught to her son and shared with others. She was a longtime, faithful member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Pullman, MI since it started in 1979. She was a faithful usher and taught children's Sunday School for many years. She attended all Prayer Meetings and Bible Study Classes, coordinated the Mother's Day and Easter Programs, and served on the Financial Committee.
Maggie was preceded in death by her father, Johnny Saul, Sr., mother, Fannie P. Saul, brother, Johnny Saul, Jr., husbands, Willie Harris, Sr., and Joe L. Mabone. She is survived by her son, Willie (Anita) Harris Jr and grandchildren, Isaiah, Abigail, and Gabrielle Harris of Cary, NC, brother Paul T. Saul of St. Louis, MO, sisters, Mary Humphrey of Chicago, ILL, Caroline Norman of Pullman, MI, godson Rashid (Becky) Lowery of South Haven, MI, goddaughter Lateefah Goodwin of South Haven, MI, and a special play daughter Hope (George) Hassan of South Haven, MI, and a host of beloved cousins, nephews, nieces, stepchildren, and the New Hope Church family.
Wake will be held Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Pullman. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 P.M. at the church with Pastor Carol Black officiating. Maggie will be laid to rest at Lee Township Cemetery in Lee Township, Michigan.
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