Ruby Vandergriff McBee, age 99, of Knoxville, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. She was of Baptist faith.
She was a loving, kind spirited, hard-working, resilient woman who never met a stranger. Employed at Walmart till the age of 96, where her coworkers and customers became like family.
Preceded in death by parents - Charles W and Nola Vandergriff, husband - Robert L. McBee, brothers - Reuben, Charlie, Roy and Dayton Vandergriff. Survived by children - Nancy & George Fletcher, Jan & Fred Duncan, and Lynn McBee, grandchildren - Byron Warwick, Scott Fletcher, Lisa Warwick, and Lynnsey McBee, 3 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
A special thank you to the friends and staff at Shannondale Nursing Home for their care and compassion.
Family will receive friends from 5-7 pm Saturday 11/11, funeral to follow at 7 pm at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway. Family and friends will meet at 1:45 pm for burial at 2 pm on Sunday 11/12 at McBee Cemetery, 9801 Washington Pike, Corryton, TN. Services performed by Jeff Lane.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Mission of Hope, PO Box 51824, Knoxville, TN 37950.
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