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LEE, Emily Richardson Emily Richardson Lee Emily enjoyed a full, active life until her death, December 30, 2017 at age 94. Born in Georgia, she was a loving mom and wife and accomplished professional. After attending Georgia State College, she served as Field Director of the American Red Cross at Fort McPherson, GA, where she helped servicemen and their families for over 40 years, earning commendation by President Truman for her service. She loved gardening and was a long-time member of the Georgia Hosta Society. Emily was married for 50 years to her dear husband and travelling companion, Mason Lee, who predeceased her in 2002. She spent her last years near her daughter and grandchildren, living at Bayview Manor in Seattle where she made many friends. She is survived by her daughter, Marie Lee, grandsons Nicholas Bailey and Alexander Bailey, son-in law Donald Bailey, nieces Susan Newsom, Brenda Wegrzyn, and Celia Godfrey, nephew Stephan Richardson, and sister in law Marie Richardson.Viewing: Bonney Watson Funeral Home, Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA Monday January 8, 2018 6-9 PM. Graveside Service: Oak Grove Cemetery Portsmouth, VA Saturday January 13, 2018, 11 AM. Remembrances: Emily loved calls, visits and hugs, so share a moment or a meal with a loved one and think of her.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Jan. 7, 2018
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