Nancy Tubb |

Nancy Tubb

Memorial services for Nancy S. Tubb of Grass Valley were conducted Tuesday, Dec. 24, at Walters Funeral Home in La Follette, Tenn. Her remains were taken there for burial near her parents.

Mrs. Tubb died Thursday, Dec. 19. She was 86.

She was born on Dec. 11, 1916, in La Follette to Robert Emory Smith and Nora Phoebe (Goins) Smith. During World War II she worked as a cupola operator at the Labs at Oakridge, also known as the Manhattan Project. After the war she relocated to Dayton, Ohio, where she retired after more than 25 years with General Motors. She recently moved to Grass Valley to live with her oldest son.

She enjoyed spending time at the Lutz Adult Day Care Center and was proud of her large collection of bingo prizes. Her favorite color was red and she enjoyed the smell of flowers.

She is survived by her sisters Mabel Hill of La Follette and Ann Jones of Knoxville, Tenn.; sons Robert B. Tubb of Grass Valley and John W. Tubb of Dayton; two granddaughters and one grandson.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary and the Walters Funeral Home in La Follette, Tenn.

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