Juanita ‘Winnie’ McBee


Juanita “Winnie” (Zinker) McBee, 72, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015, in Indianapolis. She was a resident of Greenwood.

Winnie was born Nov. 30, 1942, in Chicago Heights, Illinois, to Frank and Mary Zinker.

She married Ralph McBee in Homewood, Illinois; they were married for 51 years.

She was employed for 15 years with Mercury Finance in collections and was a homemaker.

Winnie was an active member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Greenwood and a member of T.O.P.S. Girls.

She was a loving wife, wonderful caring mother and devoted grandmother.

Survivors include her husband, Ralph McBee of Greenwood; two children, Laura Hicks of Greenwood and Michelle McBee of Indianapolis; a brother, Frank Zinker of Missouri; and two grandchildren, Matthew and Zachary Dillon.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 245 W. Broadway, Greenwood. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 U.S. 31 North. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Autism Society of Indiana, 3951 N. Meridian St., Suite 220, Indianapolis, IN 46208.

Information: www.jessenfuneralhome.com