William E. Lee

William E. Lee, age 68, of Jefferson died Wednesday, October 3, 2012.

Mr. Lee was born in Jackson County, a son to the late Garland and Noler Lee. He was a member of the Maysville Methodist Church and was a retired maintenance man with the Johns Manville Company in Winder. His sister, Sarah Kidd and brothers, Jesse Alonzo Lee, Alfred Junior Lee and Billy Melvin Lee, preceded him in death.

Survivors include: his wife, Barbara Jones Lee of Jefferson; children, Stacey and Rich Rutherford of Commerce, Richard and Stephanie Lee of Jefferson, Jeff and Kathy Lee of Maysville; brother, Roy E. and Estelene Lee of Gillsville; grandchildren, Tyler and Courtney Lee, Brooke and Chaz Ardis, Travis and Erika Hutchins, Madison Rutherford, Maliah and MiaBella Lee; and great grandchild, Peyton Ardis.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, October 5 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Rev. Dugar Strickland and Rev. Joe Hardy officiating. The burial will follow in the Evans Memory Gardens with Chris Jones, Mark Jones, Shay Patton, Josh Patton, Cain Tate and Hopper Alexander honored as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Trevor Jones, Tyler Lee, Travis Hutchins and Ned Appleby.
The visitation will be held on Thursday evening from 6-9pm at the funeral home.

Evans Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in BarrowCountyNews from Oct. 3 to Nov. 2, 2012