Stella Mae (Cleveland) Mash
ROBY — Stella Mae (Cleveland) Mash, 89, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012, at an Abilene hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Weathesrbee-Ray Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Roby Cemetery under the direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home.Born March 11, 1922 in Fisher County, Stella was a daughter of the late Samuel “Sam” D. and Stella (Moize) Cleveland. Stella was a life-long resident of Fisher County. She graduated from Dowell High School and married Joyce “Jack” Lynn Mash on May 17, 1940, in Rotan. Stella was a rural mail carrier for 20 years and a member of both the Eastern Star and Home Demonstration Club. She liked to sew, embroider and collect dolls. Stella was a member of the First Baptist Church of Roby. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Helen Mitchell; one infant son, Jack Lynn Mash; a son-in-law, Sam Huffman; and six brothers and sisters, Bessie Cleveland, Annis Joplin, Eugene Cleveland, Lewis Cleveland, Norman Cleveland and Dalton Cleveland.Stella is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Cathy Mash of Abilene; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Barbara and Johnny Justiss of Roby, Ellaoise and Don Grubbs of Sweetwater, Judy and Charles Doty of Sweetwater and Cinda “Cindy” Huffman of Sweetwater; two brothers and sisters-in-law, William and Sue Cleveland of Rotan and John and Lora Cleveland of Roby; one sister, Ruth Riddels of Lewisville; 12 grandchildren, Kay Ryan, Glenda Marrs, Darrel Doty, Derrick Doty, Shawn Justiss, Alicea Mitchell, Julie Munoz, Patrick Justiss, Sam Justiss, Jennifer Sessum, Cara Mash and Joseph Mash and 22 great-grandchildren.