William Henry Lee, 83, of 504 E. Parham St., Marion, Illinois, died at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday in Marion Memorial Hospital.
He was a retired coal miner and a member of the United Mine Workers of America, Local 9878.
He was born on Sep 3, 1890, in Williamson County to Francis Marion and Eliza Jane Tibbs Lee.
He married Alice Marks on Sep 11, 1909, in Williamson County. She died on Jan 29, 1956.
Two sons, William Jr. and James also preceded Mr. Lee in death.
He is survived by daughters, Mrs Cecile Hester, Ruth Krumery, Rose "Susie" Schaubert, all of Marion, and Peggy Hardy, Johnson City; a son, Robert E. of Sharples, W. Va.; 19 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Mitchell Funeral Home, Marion. The Rev. Everett Lynch will officiate. Burial will be in Maplewood Cemetery, Marion. Friends may call after 4 p.m. today at the funeral home. Southern Illinoisan (Carbondale, Illinois) Thu 7 Feb 1974 page 20
Alice Marks Lee
1890–1956 (m. 1909)
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