|Death: ||Aug. 1, 2005|
WILLIAMSBURG - Gladys Marie Bassett Lee, 75, was called to eternal rest Monday, Aug. 1, 2005, in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was a lifelong resident of the area and a faithful and supportive member of Mount Nebo Baptist Church in Barhamsville. She served her church, until her health began to fail, as the minister of music, a member of the senior choir and the missionary circle. She was loved by all who knew her and she will be greatly missed by her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, William D. Lee; her parents, Lillie Bassett Safewright and Bolden Bassett; a daughter, Lillie L. Rankin; a son, William F. Lee Sr.; and her longtime friend, Cornelius Armstead. Her precious memories will be treasured by her daughters, Mary Brown (Percy), Gloria Gary (Ernest), Sissie Wallace (Alfred) and Gladys P. Lee, all of Williamsburg; her sons, Robert Lee Sr. (Sandra) and Harold Lee (Ann), both of Williamsburg, Roy Lee Sr. of Lanexa, Jerry Lee (Martha) of Missouri and Dennis Lee of Chicago; her sisters, Frances Wake and Carrie Wallace; her brothers, the Rev. William Bassett Sr. (Katherine), Enoch Bassett (Gertrude) and Clarence Bassett Sr. (Louise); a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her great-great-granddaughter; her devoted friend, Catherine Fowlkes; and a host of other loving relatives and many caring friends. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, in Mount Nebo Baptist Church with the Rev. Norman Crowder and the Rev. Morris Randall officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Family and friends will assemble by 12:15 p.m. Saturday at 104 Ron Springs Drive. Mrs. Lee may be viewed from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. Professional service entrusted to the staff of Whiting's Funeral Home, Williamsburg.
Obituary, Daily Press, August 2, 2005.
Mount Nebo Baptist Church Cemetery
New Kent County
Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Aug 31, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11655511
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