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Myrtle Webb

June 18, 1939 — February 22, 2021

Cumberland Gap, TN

Myrtle Lee Webb, 81, of Cumberland Gap, TN, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021.

She was born June 18, 1939 in Pineville, KY, the daughter of the late Homer Cunning Orr and Bertha Howard Orr.  She was retired from the Middlesboro Appalachian Regional Hospital and was a member of the Harmony Missionary Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband; R.V. Webb, Sisters; Helen Baker, Wilma Webb, Marie Curtsinger and Fayetta Dilbeck.  She is survived by the following members of her family:

Sister: Nina Mayes

2 Brothers: Doug Orr and Darrell Orr

4 Children: Benny (Alisa) Webb, Michael (Sandra) Webb, Buell Webb and Sharon (Mark) Leach.

Special Great Grandson: Konner Webb

Grandchildren: Alan, Christi, Jennifer, Brian, Camille, Dewayne, Brendan, Tracy, Ryan and Anthony.

Great Grandchildren: Konner, Piper, Caitlyn, Jonas, Jackson, Colton, Vance, Emmett, Nora, Barrett, Jetta, Jasper, Mason and Credence.

And a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 25, 2021 at the Cawood Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Sutton presiding.  Music will be provided by Chelsea Thacker and Rev. Mike Sutton.

Interment will follow in the Gibson Cemetery at Little Clear Creek.  Pallbearers will be Alan Webb, Brendan Webb, Brian Webb, Dewayne Webb, Ryan Webb, Christi Adair and Konner Webb.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 25, 2021, at the Cawood Funeral Home.

Online condolences and guestbook are available at

Arrangements are under the direction of the Cawood Funeral Home.

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