Obituaries: Virginia McTee

Virginia May McTee, age 87, of Fairfield, was received in the arms of her savior Tuesday, June 13, 2017, with her daughter Connie present, at the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, in Iowa City, IA.


Visitation will be 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Monday, June 19, 2017, at the Fairfield Friends Church.


Funeral services will follow the visitation at 7:00 pm, Monday, June 19, 2017, at the Fairfield Friends Church with Pastor Len Maselli officiating. Burial will be at a later date.


In-lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Fairfield Friends Church or Noah’s Ark.  Cards and memorials can be mailed to: Connie Bryant, 335 S Stuart Street, North Liberty, IA 52317


Virginia was born July 21, 1929, to Albert “Bacil” and Ruth (Nicholson) Derby.  She married Robert Dean McTee September 1, 1948.  Virginia and Bob were married 61 years before he passed away July 12, 2009.


Virginia graduated from Old High School Class 1948 and was the valedictorian of her class.  She helped Bob, her husband, on the farm and worked at Fairfield Glove Factory, Acco Industry and J&B Plastics. Virginia attended the Fairfield Friends Church.  She was a prayer warrior and continued praying right up until she passed away.  Virginia  loved her family very much.  She loved her animals and working outside in her garden or yard.


Virginia is survived by two daughters, Connie Bryant of North Liberty, IA, and Carol (James) Roach of Houston, TX; one son, Jerry McTee of Gadsden, AL; and 6 grandchildren, Tamera (Todd Goben) Bryant, Harold (Michelle) Bryant, Sara Hull, Megan Hull, Christopher Roach and Chelsea (Andre Nieves) Roach; one great grandchild, Alex Bryant; one brother, Jack (Marolyn) Derby of Tucson, AZ; and two sisters, Nancy Weber of Benson, AZ and Roberta (Walter) Clark of Wilcox, AZ.


Virginia was preceded in death her parents, Bacil and Ruth Derby; her husband, Robert McTee; son-in-law, Rev. H. Burr Bryant; and daughter-in-law, Nancy Bradley McTee.


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