COMANCHE Funeral services for Claudia Ray McBee, 79, of Comanche, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at Comanche Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Gerald Burns officiating.

Graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Lohn Cemetery in McCulloch County, with burial to follow.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

She died Monday, Jan. 29, 2007, at Brady West Rehab Center.

She was born Jan. 19, 1928, in Portland, Texas to William R. and Claudia (Ake) Phillips. On July 26, 1947, she was married to Barnie I. McBee in Brady. He preceded her in death on Jan. 12, 1990.

Survivors include sons, William Don Finn of Brady, Kenneth McBee of Comanche, Rick E. McBee of San Saba, and Steven Dale McBee of Houston; daughter, Terri Lynn Frank of Sioux City, Iowa; 16 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Billie Joe Kennedy of Oldham, Yvonne Girard of Elma, Wash.; and brothers, Bob Washburn of Garland and Rayford Phillips of Las Cruces, N.M.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Francis Benge.

The family requests memorials be made to Alzheimers Association, P.O. Box 3344, Abilene, TX 79604.