Juanita “Tootsie” Cumbee

Juanita “Tootsie” Cumbee, 68, of Bluegrass Trail, Newport, Va, died Wednesday morning December 21, 2005 at her home after a short illness. Born in Giles County on November 6, 1937 she was a daughter of the late William Riley Conley and Hulda Frances Warden Conley. She was retired with many years of service from VPI&SU. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband Albert R. Cumbee; a special neice “daughter” Tina Robertson of Pearisburg and her children that Tootsie saw as grandchildren David Keith Flora, Kimberly Robertson, Brian Robertson all of Pearisburg and her four “great-grandchildren”; four brothers William P. Conley of Newport, Merrell T. Conley of Pembroke; Carroll Douglas Conley of Pearisburg, Earl J. Conley of Abingdon; four sisters Kathleen Sulva of Hampton, Sarah “Dixie” Moser of Pearisburg, Edna J. May of Pulaski, Frances L. Sexton of Marion. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday December 27, 2005 at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke. Burial will follow in the Cumbee Cemetery near their home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening from 6 to 8 PM