Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 16, 2013, at Christian Union Church in Drew with the Rev. Anthony Pitts officiating. Burial will follow in Union Grove Cemetery in Renova.
Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. Friday, February 15, 2013, at Byas Funeral Home in Shelby followed by family hour from 5-6 p.m.
Survivors include daughters, Phyllis Johns of Olympia Fields, Ill., and Vernita Lemaine of Shelby; brothers, William C. Lee Jr. and Alvin Lee, both of Renova, and Willie lee and Earnest, East St. Louis, Ill.; sisters, Shirley Pitts of Shelby and Mary White and Margaret Carter, both of Belleville, Ill.; a granddaughter; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.