Mabel Virginia (Kidwell) Allen

September 2, 1933 - March 1, 2019

Mabel Virginia (Kidwell) Allen, 85, of Stephenson, VA passed away Friday, March 1, 2019 surrounded by her family at Winchester Medical Center following a brief illness.

Born September 2, 1933 in Paw Paw, WV she was the daughter of the late H. “Roy” and Edna (Cowgill) Kidwell.  Besides her parents she is preceded in death by a son, David “Dave” Woods; husbands, Edward “Bud” Woods and Charles “Elmer” Allen; and two brothers, Marvin and Eston Kidwell.

Mabel is survived by her daughter, Barbara McKinnon and husband Mike; grandson, Jeremy Luttrell and wife Tabi; three great-grandsons; as well as her brother, Lynn Kidwell and family; and her sister, AnnaBelle Fowler and family.

Mabel was a graduate of Capon Bridge High School.  In addition to being a homemaker, she worked as a waitress for many years as well as many retail stores.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Greenwood Volunteer Fire and Rescue Co. Social Hall located at 809 Greenwood Rd. in Winchester.

A private burial will be held at Indian Mound Cemetery in Romney, WV.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions in Mabel’s name be made to your favorite charity.

Please direct inquiries to Shaffer Funeral Home, Romney 304.822.3511


Jamie Kidwell March 4, 2019

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