Mable Sias


Mable June Sias was born Monday, June 1, 1925 in McNab, Arkansas, to the late Blanche William Nelson and I. V. Nelson. She surrendered peacefully to God’s will and transitioned on Friday, October 1, 2021 to rest in His arms of eternal life with her daughter Blanche by her side. Family that greeted her with open arms are parents; husbands, Leroy Hill and Odell Sias; son, Leroy, Jr.; sister, Ernestine Washington-Bruce; granddaughter, Kimberly Guest-Cuevas; and grandson, Gregory D. Guest, Jr.

Mable and her sister, Ernestine, grew up on the south side of Chicago. The two loved crafts, ceramics, and making dolls and doll clothes. Mable also enjoyed doing various types of painting such as by the number, water, pencil, etc. Her primary education was in the Chicago School System, and she attended Phillips High School. She met and married Leroy Hill, and they had three children, Christine, Leroy, Jr., and Blanche.

After several moments of tragedy in her life, which included death of her husband, Leroy, her mother and son, Mable pressed on, in spite of, and worked in some of the clothing factories and eventually began working in the cafeterias of the Chicago School System. She retired after many years of service. It was during those years she met and married Odell Sias. She enjoyed traveling, especially the trips to visit family in Ohio. 

Mable attended West Point Baptist in Chicago, IL.  After moving to Gahanna, OH in 2012 to live with her daughter, Blanche, she attended Vineyard-Columbus Church.

Fond memories of her life on earth will be cherished by her daughters: Christine J. Hill-Aybar, of Miami, FL and Blanche Guest of Gahanna, OH; grandchildren: Ronald Boatman of Tampa, FL, Hollie Guest-Torba of Denver, CO, Gail Guest of Gahanna, Kristen (Neil) Carter of Parkland, FL; grandson-in-law, Jacob Cuevas of Columbus, OH;  great-grandchildren: Ronaldo A. Barry, Campbell Torba, Delaney Torba, Quinn Carter, Riley Carter, Kaitlyn Ceuvas; great-great grandson, Landon Barry; other family members and friends.

Graveside 1:00pm Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Mifflin Township.

Condolence Messages

  1. We would like to extend our condolences to the family.
    May God. Comfort you through his word the Bible and the gift of prayer. Truly sorry for your loss.

  2. We would like to extend our condolences to the family. In times of distress we need comfort that soothes our hearts. May the peace of God guard your hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  3. MARY (Ellie) THOMAS

    All my thoughts and prayers are with you all. 1925 produced some fabulous Grandmas. May she rest in peace. May God grant you all comfort and peace in this time for the life and years she was here with us. Love you all.

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family as they mourn the loss of their beloved mother, grandmother and friend. May she rest in eternal peace and may God bestow his blessings by way of comfort and strength to the bereaved.

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