Mary Ann (Judy) McNabb, 84, of Cleveland, Tn., died Friday, April 13, 2012 in a local health care facility.
She graduated from Bradley Central High School in 1945 and retired from the US Post Office in 1971 after being one of the first female postal workers in Cleveland. She was a 61 year member of Broad Street United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Rodgers Sunday School Class and the Congregational Care Ministry.
She was the daughter of the late Sterling and Hazel Gold Talley; and was also preceded in death by her husband, Ray McNabb; siblings, Martha Jean, Jack, Hugh and Joe Talley; step-son, Gar McNabb; and step-granddaughter, Amy Adams McBrayer.
She is survived by her son, Steve McNabb and daughter Nell McNabb, both of Cleveland; daughter Ann Crisp and son-in-law George Bartnik of Chattanooga; step-daughter Ita Ray McNabb Sienknecht of Knoxville; grandson, Damien Crisp of New York City; granddaughter, Caroline Adams Napier of Franklin; nieces, Ron Talley of Boone, N.C. and Brenda Talley Jones of Cleveland; and nephew, Bill Talley of Odessa, Tx.
Funeral services will be 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, Broad Street United Methodist Church with Reverend Debbie Stokes and Reverend Reed Shell officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with Robert Bradney, Garry Rodgers, Wes Rodgers, Ken Wilds, George Bartnik and C.L. Suits, Jr serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the Rodgers Sunday School Class.
The family will receive friends from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 15 at the church prior to the service.
The family requests that memorials be made to Broad Street United Methodist Church Unity Center, P.O. Box 3, Cleveland, TN 37364-0003.
Ralph Buckner Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.