Anita Gaye ‘Jewell’ McBride

Published 8:34 am Sunday, December 24, 2017

Anita Gaye (Jewell) McBride, 68, of Mocksville, died at Gordon Hospice House Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017.

She was born in Pineville, W.Va., June 7, 1949, the daughter of the late Harry Jewell Jr. and Geneva Gaye Spence Jewell. Mrs. McBride graduated from Oceana High School in West Virginia and retired from Sara Lee where she was employed as a packer.

Survivors: a son, Donald Drew Wood of Mocksville; 2 daughters, Kimberly Wood Cranfill (Ronnie) of Mocksville and Geneva “Jenny” Marie Wood of Arkansas; 5 brothers, Harry Jewell (Donna) of West Virginia, John Jewell (Jill) of Statesville, Donald Jewell (Kathy) and Ronald Jewell, both of West Virginia and Kenneth Jewell of Mocksville; a sister, Darlene Brooks (Louis) of Ohio; 6 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren with one on the way.

A celebration of life service was conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23 at Davie Funeral Chapel with Pastor Allen Mullins officiating. The visitation was held one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville, 28625.