July 30, 1942 ~ Feb. 15, 2014
Funeral services for Georgia Goolsbee McCabe will be held Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at 2 p.m., at Ibert’s Mortuary in Franklin, with a gathering of family and friends beginning at 12 p.m. The Rev. Ed Downs, of First Baptist Church of New Iberia, will officiate the service. She will be laid to rest with her late husband in Townsend Cemetery in Smithville, Arkansas. Serving as pallbearers will be her sons, Scott, Stephen, David and Solomon McCabe, her brother-in-law, Ronald McCabe, and her son-in-law, Shane DeMahy.
Ms. Georgia was a loving wife, mother and grandmother whose family was her passion. She had a smile that was contagious and could light up a room. She was born on July 30, 1942 in Waco, Texas to G.W. and Alma Goolsbee. In 1968 she married the love of her life, Lawrence, and began their family life. They settled in Franklin where they raised six children. In 2007 her husband retired and they relocated to Smithville, Arkansas to enjoy the mountain life. Following the passing of Lawrence in 2011, she moved to New Iberia to be near family, where she resided until her passing on February 15, 2014 at the age of 71.
Survivors include six children, Scott McCabe and his wife, Gail, and their three children, Britlyn, Travis, and Hailey; Stephen McCabe and his wife, Leriza, and their daughter, Jessica; Kristal McCabe DeMahy and her husband, Shane, and their two children, Chloe and Sean; David McCabe and his wife, Lacey, and their three children, Alissa, Jackson, and Olivia; Holly McCabe and her two children, Toni and Romey; and Solomon McCabe.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence “Larry” Gene McCabe; her parents, G. W. Goolsbee and Alma Snider Goolsbee; as well as an infant brother, Mark.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be made in Ms. Georgia’s name to Miles Perret Cancer Services, 2130 Kaliste Saloom Rd. #200, Lafayette, La. 70508, (337) 984-1920,
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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc. of Franklin.

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