Maggie Sue Cumbee, 88, of Newport died Tuesday afternoon February 8, 2005 at Montgomery Regional Hospital in Blacksburg. Born in Maybrook on April 24, 1916 she was a daughter of the late James Luther and Mary Ellen Lang Cumbee. She was retired from VPI laundry department. She was preceded in death by her beloved companion Ralph Trout, eight brothers Willard, Wilson, Frank, William, Chapman, Isaac, Rudolph, and Warren Cumbee and two sisters Laura Mae Sarver and Elizabeth Cumbee.
She leaves to cherish her memory a sister and brother-in-law Eunice and Robert Sexton of Newport; a brother and sister-in-law Albert and Tootsie Cumbee of Newport; several nieces and nephews and a special friend Clara Kinzie.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke with burial following in Newport Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 6 to 8 PM.