Fern McBee (Hicks)
Fern Mc Bee, 91, of Mineola, Texas, passed away peacefully at her son’s home on June 12, 2017 surrounded by family members.
Ila Fern Hicks was born in East Point, Louisiana on May 12, 1926. She graduated from East Point High School and continued on to receive her Cadet Nurse Training certificate in 1945 from Centenary College in Shreveport.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Snow and Josh Hicks; Brothers Billy, Holland and Gene Hicks; husband, H.L. Mc Bee; and grandson Hunter Spruell.
Fern is survived by her sons, Bill McWhorter, Robert McWhorter and John McWhorter, and daughter, Amy Spruell, as well as stepdaughter, Rebecca Williams and stepsons, Billy Mc Bee and David Mc Bee. Fern leaves four grandchildren; Robyn Arbogast, Matthew McWhorter, Lacy McWhorter and Mason Spruell, and seven great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 10:00am, Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Cathedral in the Pines, 7825 South Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX, 75703.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Beaty Funeral Home, Mineola, Texas. (903) 569-2611