Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Obituaries

May 19, 2014

Ruth Lee

CROSSVILLE — May 15, 2014

Mrs. Ruth Aytes Lee, 93 departed this life on May 15, 2014. Funeral services were held May 17 at Schubert Funeral Home in Wartburg, with the Rev. Rick Taylor and the Rev. Doyle Nance officiating. Graveside services were May 18 in the Frankfort Cemetery in Lancing.

She was a devoted Christian wife and mother who loved the Lord and loved attending Bethel Grace Free Will Baptist Church until her health prevented her from going. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Clarence Lee, and her grandson, Ross Barnett.  

She is survived by her son, Ivan Lee and wife, Valarie, of Lancing; daughters, Juanita Jean Adams and husband, Dennis, of Crossville and Marjorie Barnett and husband, Nolen, of Lancing; grandchildren, Eugene Adams, Krista Lammel, Samuel Lee, Amanda Lee and Ricky Barnett; nine great-grandchildren, including one special great-granddaughter, Carol Barnett, who has been a companion and helped with her care during her illness; sister, Roberta Wampler of Kingston; and sisters-in-law, Mable Lee, Jolene Aytes and Ina Heidel

Pallbearers are grandsons, Ricky Barnett, Eugene Adams, Samuel Lee, Marshell Lammel, and nephews, Gary Aytes and William David Aytes.

Schubert Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at www.schubertfuneralhome.com.

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