April Elizabeth Gabriel
April Elizabeth Gabriel, 37, of 1706, East Cloaninger Avenue, Statesville, N.C., passed away unexpectedly at her home on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on April 26, 1982, and was the daughter of Roberta Carter Gabriel and the late Carlos Leonard Gabriel. She was preceded in death by a sister, Erika Gabriel.
She was a graduate of Mitchell Community College where she received an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education. At the time of her death, she was employed by Davis Regional Medical Center.
In addition to her mother, she leaves to cherish the memory of her life her fiancé, Brandon Torrence of the home; her son, De’Andre Malik Gabriel of the home; her sister, Carmen Mary Gabriel of Chicago, Ill.; a nephew and niece she helped to raise, Kirsean Gabriel and Aeriyana Summers; her godchildren, Niahe Arye Torrence and Brandon Malik Torrence; her god sisters, Stephanie Marie Wyatt of Chicago, Ill., Michelle Bigbee Thomas of Tennessee, Ebony Lane of Michigan and Taletha Weeks of Massachusetts; and a host of other relatives, co-workers and friends.
Celebration of Life Services are incomplete.
Rutledge & Bigham Mortuary is serving the family.