Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 9, 2013, at United Baptist Church in Cleveland with Rev. Sammie Rash officiating. Burial will follow in Delta Heights Cemetery in Cleveland.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. Friday, November 8, 2013, at Byas Funeral Home in Cleveland with family hour following.
Survivors include wife, Delinda Lee of Cleveland; sons, John Lee and Arsenio Lee, both of Cleveland, and Michael White of Texas and Willie Thomas of Greenville; daughters, Raynail Lee of Brookwood, Ala., Barbara Neal of Dallas, Texas, Marsha Armstrong, Angela Armstrong, Wanda Lee and Sharon Pennington-Goiles, all of Cleveland; brothers, T.C. Lee of Greenville, Jimmy Reynolds of Shelby, Noel McLaurin of Jackson, Willie James Akon of Chicago, Trennis Lee, Willie Purvis Lee and Manning Lee Jr., all of Cleveland; sisters, Rosemary Babers of Rochester, N.Y., and Celica Weatherspoon of Cleveland; 15 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild.