Virginia McBee
   Memorial services for Virginia Helen McBee will be conducted at 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 5, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Hood River, Ore. Internment will follow at a later date at St. James Episcopal Church in Bozeman, Mont.
   Mrs. McBee, a resident of Parkhurst House Assisted Living Center in Hood River for the past four years, died Sunday, Oct. 23, at the age of 90. She was born Nov. 5, 1914, in Vernon, British Columbia, the daughter of Gordon G. and Margaret E. Brown, long time Hood River residents. She originally moved to Hood River when her father became director of the experiment station. He owned several orchards in the area until his retirement. She graduated from Hood River High School and Pacific University in Forest Grove.
   She married Richard Harding McBee of Eugene on June 15, 1940, and they eventually moved to Bozeman, Mont., after he returned from service in World War II. He was a professor at Montana State University until he retired in 1980 and they returned to Hood River to live. Mr. McBee died in 1995.
   She is survived by a brother, Phillip G. Brown of Schenectady, NY; her daughter and son-in-law, Gail and James Smith of Prineville, Ore.; son and daughter-in-law, Richard, Jr. and Jill McBee, of Maracaibo, Venezuela; son and daughter-in-law, Christopher and Kathy McBee of Bozeman; daughter Anne McBee of Bozeman; and six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mrs. McBee was a self-employed medical technician at McBee Laboratories in Bozeman for many years. She was a member of the American Association of University Women, St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Hood River, the Hood River Garden Club and played violin in the Symphonetta. Her hobbies included weaving nd gardening.