Obituary For Nora Ella Wilson Tolbert

October 6, 1923 - July 21, 2020

Nora Wilson Tolbert, 96, passed away Tuesday evening, July 21, 2020, at UNC-Rockingham Health Care in Eden.

A memorial service will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, July 26, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel.  The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

Mrs. Tolbert was born October 6, 1923 in Boxwood, VA, to the late Joseph Willis Wilson and Janie Barker Wilson.  She was a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church and a retiree of Karastan Rug Mill. 

She is survived by her three children, Ronald Tolbert (Ruth) of Suffolk, VA, Judy Ellis of Axton, VA, and Jerry Tolbert of Morehead City, NC;  three grandchildren, Pamela Hanback (Don), Jamie Ellis (Pam) and Elizabeth Ellis; six great-grandchildren, Nicholas Roberts, Tyler Ferrier, Dessie Roberts Juliet Kinsley (Bobby), Maxwell Ferrier, and Montgomery Ellis; one great-great-grandchild, Jaliek Terry; and sister, Sarah Quessenberry of Martinsville, VA.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dock Tolbert; granddaughter, Rhonda Ferrier; siblings, Geneva Martin, Ralph Wilson, Daniel Wilson, Allie Payne, Roy Wilson, Joseph Wilson, Muscoe Wilson, Ilene Morton, Marlyn Estep; and son-in-law, Jimmy Ellis.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at