Survivors include her husband of nearly 36 years, Chester Don McBride of Metropolis; one daughter, Patricia Bissell and husband Jim of Quincy; one son, Christopher Fitzgerald of Birmingham, Mich.; one brother Virgil Coburn of Whiteland, Ind.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Carmie and Myrtle Coburn; and one daughter, Marva Lee Knight.
Funeral service was held Sunday at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. Gary DeRossett officiating.
Burial followed at Metropolis Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to National Federation of the Blind Outreach Programs, 200 E. Wells St. at Jernigan Place, Baltimore, MD 21230; or the American Cancer Society, 4503 W. DeYoung St., Suite 200C, Marion, IL 62959.