Mable earned her Masters Degree in Urban Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington. She has been a resident of Nacogdoches for over thirty-five years. Mable worked in public service as an administrator and planner for the City of Ft. Worth and the Deep East Texas Council of Governments. She has been an entrepreneur over 25 years in Hospitality including travel, tours/cruises and events planning and management. Mable also worked as an independent marketing consultant for several nonprofit organizations.