Mrs. Nola Virginia McBee age 103 of Knoxville, TN formerly of New Tazewell, TN was born March 9, 1908 and passed away June 14, 2011. She was a member at Straight Creek Baptist Church. She authored two manuscripts and wrote poetry for the Claiborne Progress. During her early years she worked at a textile mill and made underwear for the G.I.?s during WWII.
She is preceded in death by her:
Parents: Conley Gilford McBee and Sally Ann Phelps
Brothers & sisters: William Lon McBee
Laura Alice Janeway
Herbert Roosevelt McBee
Minnie Ellen Rosebalm
Samuel Edward McBee
Benjamin Hooper McBee
Lennie Ethel Waldon
Eva Lillian Jarvis
She is survived by her:
Sister-in-law: Edwina (Walker) McBee
And several nieces and nephews located in Tennessee, Florida, Indiana, Michigan and Alabama.
The family will receive friends Friday, June 17, 2011 from 9:00am until 10:00am with Funeral services to follow at 10:00am in the Claiborne ? Overholt Funeral Home. Rev. Bill Reed and Rev. Eddie Overholt officiating. Burial will follow in the Burch Cemetery at Straight Creek.
Claiborne ? Overholt Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.