LouEllen Nancy Torbett
October 2, 1921 ~ August 4, 2015
Born in: Piney Flats, TN
Resided in: Johnson City, TN
LouEllen ?Nancy" Torbett , age 93, passed to her heavenly home on August 4, 2015, surrounded by her loved ones. A life-long resident and native of Piney Flats, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Nell Hughes Campbell and Curtis Campbell. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Hugh Allen Torbett, and by her brother Fred Campbell. She attended East Tennessee State College and worked for the Department of Defense during World War II. After she married and her children were in school, she began a career at Raytheon Corporation working full time while also caring for her family. She served there until her retirement in 1968. Nancy kept a beautiful home and enjoyed tending to her lovely flower beds and lawn. Renowned as an excellent cook, her home was a family gathering place where many wonderful meals were savored. She was an avid reader and lively conversationalist, and delighted in the visits of friends and family. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and a faithful servant of our Lord. Nancy was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. The memory of her gentle spirit and wise counsel will be cherished by those who knew her. She is survived by her children and grandchildren; daughter Martha Snider and husband Larry Snider of Jacksonville, Florida, son Michael Torbett and wife Louminda Torbett of Maryville, Tennessee, granddaughter Beth Brewer and husband Jeff Brewer of Nashville, Tennessee, and grandson Chris Cox and wife Pam Cox of Piney Flats, Tennessee. She is also survived by great-grandchildren; Kelby Arrowood, Cameron Brewer, Clark Arrowood, and Carson Cox. Additional survivors include nieces, a nephew, several cousins, and treasured friends Ed Behtz, Sarah Behtz, Linda and Glen Stipes, and Jane Garland.