Alfred "Al" Gray Stables, 90, of Corinth passed away Monday, August 17,2020 at his home in Corinth. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 11:00am at First United Methodist Church of Corinth. Visitation will be Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 10am until service time at the church. Born July 23, 1930 in South Norfolk, VA., Al was a retired Methodist minister and in later years he worked as the Human Resource Director at World Color. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed playing golf, listening to music, working crossword puzzles, doing woodworking and telling stories of his younger day. Al was also an avid reader. He is survived by wife, Gail M. Stables of Corinth; sons, Arthur Stables and John Thomas of Tucson, Arizona, Tom Stables and wife Dianne of Houston, Texas, Chris Stables and wife Mary of Midlothian, Texas; stepsons, Benson Skelton and wife Lana of Corinth, Jim Babcock and wife Abie of Washington, DC and John Babcock of California; grandchildren, Zach Stables, Jordan Stables, Michael Stables, Emily Overstreet and husband Matt, Erin Stables, Emoree Skelton, Ayden Skelton, Benjamin Skelton and Cayson Skelton; great grandchild, Brock Overstreet; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends. Al is preceded in death by his father, Rev. Linton Dunn Stables; mother, Katherine Gray Stables;
brothers, Paul Stables, Linton Stables and William Stables and sisters, Elsie Houchens, Jessie Borden and Katherine Gray Stables. Rev. Kim Parker and Rev. Joe Landrum will officiate the service. Magnolia Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Alfred "Al" Gray Stables.