Born April 13, 1920, in Grady County, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Emmett and Emma Jones Sadler. She was a member of Reno Baptist Church and was retired from W. B. Roddenbery Co. She was married to Joseph LaFate Lee, who preceded her in death August 26, 1977.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Esther and Gene Jones, Whigham, Georgia, Janell and Eldon Adams, Cairo, Georgia, Helen and Victor Spatafora, Palmetto, Florida, Kathy and Mickey Green, Whigham, Georgia; son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Sharon Lee, Pearland, TX; grandchildren, Genia Kimmel, Daryl Jones, Heath Jones and Gaye Touchton all of Whigham, Georgia, Delann Connell and Vickie Ezell both of Cairo, Georgia, Nick Green, Whigham, Georgia, Leah Trim, Kentucky, Jonathan Green, Whigham, Georgia, Jodie Jones, Havana, Florida, Mark Lee, Tallahassee, Florida and Troy Lee, Houston, Texas; 28 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Lee was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a grandson, Kenneth Hagan, brothers, Olan and Otho Sadler, sisters, Mallie Dalton and Ernestine Bloodworth.
The family will receive friends from 5 until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2009, at the funeral home.