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Mary Etta Armstrong Lee
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Birth: Nov. 6, 1913
Surgoinsville
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1999
Kingsport
Sullivan County
Tennessee, USA

MARY ETTA ARMSTRONG WAS THE DAUGHTER OF HARRY CLINTON AND MARGARET ELIZABETH YATES ARMSTRONG.

SHE MARRIED TWICE:

1) JAMES E WININGER ON 12 JUL 1930 IN SCOTT COUNTY, VIRGINIA. GOD BLESSED THIS MARRIAGE WITH THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN: J D AND MARY ELIZABETH.

2) WILLIAM CECIL LEE. GOD BLESSED THIS MARRIAGE WITH THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN: JANICE SHARLENE.

MARY ETTA WAS THE SIBLING OF HAYNES, SARAH ALICE, JAMES, NANCY AND MATILDA ARMSTRONG.

A special thank you to an avid genealogist who wishes to remain anonymous for the following obituary:

SURGOINSVILLE - Mary Etta Armstrong Lee, age 85, Surgoinsville, died unexpectedly Thursday, March 4, 1999, at her home.

She was a member of Amis Chapel United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil Lee; parents, Harry Armstrong and Maggie Armstrong Crigger; sister, Matilda Gatewood; brother, Haynes Armstrong; and a half-brother, Rufus Crigger.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, J.D. and Arlena Winegar, Blountville; a daughter and son-in-law, Mary Elizabeth and Bill Wagner, Surgoinsville; a daughter, Sharlene Lee, Surgoinsville; a brothers, James Armstrong, Kingsport; two sisters, Sara Alice Barrett, Surgoinsville, and Nancy Rhoney, Vale, NC; a half-sister, Alva Persinger, Morristown; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Saturday, March 6, 2999, at Colboch-Price Chapel with Revs. George L. Winegar officiating.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, March 7, 1999, at New Providence Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Amis Chapel United Methodist Church, c/o Evelyn Henderson, 205 Amis Chapel Road, Surgoinsville, TN 37873.

Friends may call at the residence of Sharlene Lee, 2991 Hwy 11-W, Surgoinsville, and from 6 - 8 p.m. Saturday prior to the services at Colboch-Price Funeral Home in Rogersville.

TENNESSEE DEATH INDEX:

NAME - MARY E LEE
DEATH DATE - 4 MAR 1999
DEATH AGE - 85
DEATH COUNTY - SULLIVAN
DEATH RESIDENCE - HAWKINS, TENNESSEE
MARITAL STATUS - WIDOW
GENDER - FEMALE
RACE - WHITE
FILE NUMBER - 12264

THE COLBOCH-PRICE FUNERAL HOME RECORD LISTS HER PLACE OF DEATH AS KINGSPORT, TENNESSEE.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Harry Clinton Armstrong (1887 - 1921)
  Margaret Elizabeth Yates Crigger (1889 - 1987)
 
 Spouse:
  William Cecil Lee (1913 - 1984)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Etta Armstrong Lee (1913 - 1999)
  Sarah Alice Armstrong Barrett (1915 - 2005)*
  Nancy A. Rhoney (1918 - 2011)*
  Matilda Armstrong Gatewood (1919 - 1997)*
  Rufus M Crigger (1927 - 1992)**
  Alva Crigger Persinger (1929 - 2005)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
New Providence Presbyterian Cemetery
Surgoinsville
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Heaven Bound
Record added: Jul 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74051787
Mary Etta <i>Armstrong</i> Lee
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Mary Etta <i>Armstrong</i> Lee
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