Zella LEE(1919 - 2013)


Zella Lucille Crail Lee of Dayton, KY, passed away at age 93 on Tuesday, January 1, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Carlton W. Lee for more than 50 years, she was mother to Nancy Lee Howes of Anderson Twp, OH, Carol Lee Hull of Dayton, KY and the late Daniel (Danny) Lee of Minneapolis, MN. Zella leaves nine grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, five great great grandchildren and a great many nieces and nephews. Born in Dayton, KY in 1919, she was the youngest of William and Mamie Crail's 8 children. For 85 years, from age 8 until her final days, she lived a music filled life as a pianist, organist and choir director who served several local churches and provided the music for many weddings, community talent shows and during the past year, entertained fellow residents at the Newport Convalescent Center.Visitation is from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM followed by the service at 11:00 AM, Monday, January 7, 2013 at Dobbling Funeral Home, 241 Fairfield Ave., Bellevue, KY 41073. Burial at Flagg Spring Cemetery, Newtown, OH. Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church of Dayton, 501 Dayton Ave., Dayton, KY 41074.Online condolences can be give at www.dmefuneral.com

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Published in the Kentucky Enquirer on Jan. 5, 2013