Eldora D. (Clark) McBee, 93, of Barton, completed her journey home and celebrated with Jesus himself on Resurrection Sunday, April 16, 2017 surrounded by her loving family; Mark, Vicki, Terry and Nina Clark at Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, WV.
While life for those of us she impacted will never be quite the same, Eldora would be the first to proclaim, there is a new life in Jesus.
Eldora was born on September 26, 1923 to the late Archie and Clementine (Llewellyn) Clark, Barton, MD. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Delbert Clark and Laddy Francis Llewellyn. Eldora graduated from Barton High School in 1942 and Catherman’s Secretarial School. She dedicated more than 30 years as an employee of Westvaco Paper Mill. She was a lifelong, faithful member of Barton United Methodist Church. She enjoyed traveling; having traveled the world seeing the Holy Lands, Caribbean, Europe, all 50 states and nine adventurous trips to Hawaii, being her favorite, where she created precious memories with her beloved Christine, Megan and Jenny, she loved spending time with her friends and family, and also enjoyed sharing a good meal.
Eldora was preceded in death by her husband, Russell McBee with whom she married late in life, and although they never had children of their own, they loved and raised her great niece, Christine (Clark) Hanlin, Ewa Beach, Hawaii with husband Col. Ret. Jerry Hanlin USAF, and daughters Megan and Jenny who she cherished; also survived by one brother, Glynne Clark, a dear nephew, Lane Clark, numerous other nephews, nieces, great nephews, great nieces, and host of friends. Aunt Sis was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by many.
Friends and family will be received at the Boal Memorial Chapel, Barton, on Friday, April 21st from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM. A funeral service will be conducted at Barton United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 22nd at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Sandy Cowan officiating.
Interment will be at Mt. View Cemetery, Moscow Mills.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Barton United Methodist Church.
The family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to kind neighbors Dale and Debbie Beeman, Ray McCutcheon, her longtime friends, June Clark, Norma Metz and her travel buddy, Letha Hanlin for all the love, laughs and support given to Eldora through her latter years.