Born: Saturday Oct 6, 1923

Died: Tuesday Jul 21, 2020


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 www.fairfuneralhome.com



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I am sorry for your loss I am sure she’s probably A distant kin. My daddy was born in boxwood Virginia in the barkers in the Wilson’s or in my daddy‘s family my dad it was Basley Cole.
Doris Edwards

Ronald, We are deeply sorry to hear of the death of your Mother. I know it is trying tome for you. We both have experienced this. We will be thinking of you. Take care of yourself. God bless, Philip and Joan Martin
Joan Ann Covert Martin

Much love to the family and you are in my thoughts.
Kathy Harned

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