Obituary for Nancy Tolbert (McNeil)
Nancy Sue McNeil Tolbert, 76, of Salem, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Nancy was the eldest daughter of seventeen children. She was a beloved wife and mother who loved her kids, grandchildren, and all of her siblings. She was a very hardworking and compassionate woman. Nancy was preceded in death by her grandparents, Troy and Doan McNeil; parents, Hunter and Grace McNeil; son, Thomas Tolbert, Jr.; sisters, Connie Mullins, Sandy Feik, and Jackie Vaughn; brothers, Edward McNeil and Robert McNeil; and son-in-law, Donald Wheeling. Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 61 years, Jack Tolbert; children, Debbie (Danny)) Tolbert Spradlin and Crissy (Scott) Tolbert Taylor; grandchildren, Donald Wheeling, Jamie Ervine, and Paige Taylor; great-grandchildren, Alyssa Wheeling and Colin Maddy; great, great-child, George Wheeling; sisters, Bobbie Humphrey, Donnie Dodd, Elsie Dunbar, Diane McNeil, Lynn Mays, Lisa McGhee, and Tammy McNeil; and brothers, Mike McNeil, Randy McNeil, Ricky McNeil, and Matt McNeil. A period of visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 31st, 2016 at the funeral home with Pastor Troy Mays officiating. The daughters would like to extend a special thanks to her sister, Lisa McGhee, for going above and beyond to provide loving care and support for their loving mother. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 3959 Electric Road, Roanoke, Virginia 24018. Online condolences may be expressed at www.johnmoakey.com.