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Rubin Odell "Dell" Lee
(October 31, 1929 - October 1, 2018)
Funeral services for Mr. Rubin Odell "Dell" Lee of Vaiden will be held at 3:00 p.m . on Thursday, October 4, at Shongalo Presbyterian Church
in Vaiden, with burial following in Vaiden Cemetery in Vaiden. Rev. Phil McRae will officiate the services.
Visitation will be Thursday, from 1:00 p.m. until service time, at the church.
Mr. Lee, 88, died at Tyler Holmes Memorial Hospital in Winona on Monday, October 1. He was born in Carroll County on October 31, 1929,
and was the son of the late John B. and Minnie Odell Noah Lee. He was a retired grocery store owner and operator in Greenville. Mr. Lee
was a member and elder emeritus of Blackmonton Presbyterian Church near Vaiden and a faithful attendee of Shongalo Presbyterian
Church. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, a past Master and Knight Templar York Rite Mason, and a recipient of the Knight York
Cross of Honour. He was a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1949-57.
Mr. Lee is survived by his wife, Maydeen Lee of Vaiden; sons, Wayne Lee (Cathy) of Greenville and Gary Lee (Susan) of Vaiden;
stepdaughter, Tammie Hudgins (Kerry) of Kosciusko; stepsons, Lewis Phillips (Pam) of Pontotoc, Jimmy Phillips (Shirley) of Greenville, and
Ken Phillips (Amy) of Greenville; sister, Mary Elizabeth "Sissy" Butler of Vaiden; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Mr. Lee was
preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Dorothy Barrentine Lee.
Pallbearers will be Joe Don Jones, David Baker, Marion Jones, Marty Caldwell, Stan Rodgers, Shannon Self, Chris McRae, and Stanley
Stewart. Honorary pallbearers will be D'wayne Dunn, Bob McEachern, Wayne McDonald, Keith Booker, Travis Shark, James Wiley Nelms,
Charles McCorkle, Wayne Cooke, Billy Vineyard, Dr. Tom Dulin, Clarence Pierce, Steve Armstrong, and Ken McDougal.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blackmonton Presbyterian Church, c/o Mary Alice Jones, P. O. Box 95, Vaiden, MS 39176; or to St.
Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Thursday, Oct. 4 1 - 3 pm
Shongalo Presbyterian Church
Thuursday, Oct. 4 3 pm
Shongalo Presbyterian Church
|Dennis and Deborah Miller
Lee family: So sorry for your loss. Keeping the family in our prayers. Love in Christ.
Janie Devine Nalley
I am sorry for your loss and praying the Lord will give you the strength and peace that is needed at the time.
My family and I would like to extend our heartfelt condolences. May you find comfort in warm memories and coming
promises. (Revelation 21:3,4)
So sorry to hear of Bro Dell passing. Even though we never met that I know of, we talked a few times over the phone.
I am the sectry of the Delta Commandry #16, we would talk in Feb of each year when it was dues time. Just from our
talks I coul d tell h e was a wonderful Man. The world will not be same without him. Farwell my Brother. till we meet
again. Bro Joe Lee, Sectry. Delta # 16
|October 31, 1919
October 1, 2018