Mary Rita Abell Lee, 91, Calvary, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Spring View Hospital, Lebanon.
She was born on March 11, 1922 in Marion County.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Lawrence W. Lee; her parents, Paul and Bernice Spalding Abell; three sons, Larry Lee and Earl Lee and an infant son, Francis Lee; two daughters, Rita Ann Nally and Janet Anderson; two brothers, Don and Jim Abell; and two sisters, Gladys Mudd and Helen Jane Abell.
Survivors include: two daughters, Connie (Butch) Farmer of Lebanon and Pam (Paul) Arbogast of Maysville; three sons, Glenn (Debra) Lee of Calvary, Dan (Lesley) Lee of Lexington, and Alan (Judy) Lee of Dunnville; a brother, Paul Abell of Lebanon; three sisters, Adeline Thomas of Calvary, Doris Ann (Doyle) Downs of Raywick, and Eloise Detherage of Lawrenceburg; 21 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A funeral Mass was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, at Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church with interment in the church cemetery. Fr. Bill Bowling, Fr. Chris Rhodes, Fr. George Illikkal and Deacon Joe Dant officiated.
Pallbearers were Greg Lee, Paul Arbogast, Mark Nally, Ian Lee, Robert Lee, and Ethan Lee.
Bosley Funeral Home, Lebanon, was in charge of arrangements.