Josie Lee(1921 - 2013)

Josie Smith Lee


Josie Smith Lee, 91, of Greenville, widow of Benjamin W. Smith and Guy Lee, died Tuesday, June 25th, 2013.

Born in Carnesville, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late James Luther Cochran and Carrie Belle Murphy.

Mrs. Lee was a member of Welcome Baptist Church.

Josie is survived by two daughters, MarthaAnn Baker and Kathey Matthews; son, Tony Lee; thirteen grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren; one sister, Mary Louise Bramlett and one brother, Winfred Cochran.

She was preceded in death by three children, James Benjamin Smith, Jewell Marie Davis, and Don Lee; four sisters, and four brothers.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. with visitation prior from 1:30 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest. Burial will follow at Graceland West Cemetery.

The family will be at the residence. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Funeral Home

Thomas McAfee Funeral Home - Northwest Chapel
6710 White Horse Road Greenville, SC 29611
(864) 294-6415

Published in The Greenville News on June 28, 2013