Marjorie Helen Lee, 89, of Dix, died at 1:05 a.m. Monday, May 12, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor.
She was born Nov. 15, 1924, in Dix, the daughter of Gless and Mary (High) Sanders. On Aug. 23, 1941, in Jefferson County, she married James Edward “Ed” Lee and he preceded her in death on June 3, 1981.
She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon. She loved her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by two sons, Paul Lee and wife Connie of Centralia and Robert Lee and wife Kay of Dix; nine grandchildren, Jimmy Boldrey, Melissa Reeves, Melinda Clarke, Johnnie Lee, Brittany Upton, Nichole Stanick, Angela Pruitt, Veronica Armstrong and Joanna Dundee; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Edna Jean Stanick; one brother, Cortland Sanders; and one grandson, Kevin Boldrey.
Funeral services for Mrs. Lee will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Jack Lucas officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix.
Memorials may be made to the Pleasant Hill Cemetery and will be received at the service, or by mail to Osborn Funeral Home, P.O. Box 130, Dix, IL 62830.
Online condolences may be made to www.osbornfuneralhomeinc.com.