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Ruby McBee Obituary

Ruby Vandergriff McBee
Ruby Vandergriff McBee

June 12, 1918 - November 8, 2017
Born in Maynardville, Tennessee
Resided in Knoxville, Tennessee
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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.




Stevens Mortuary
1304 Oglewood Ave
Knoxville, TN US 37917
Saturday, November 11, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Stevens Mortuary
1304 Oglewood Avenue
Knoxville, TN US 37917
Saturday, November 11, 2017
7:00 PM



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