Everette E. Lee, 86, closed his eyes in Pamplico, S.C., and awakened with Jesus in Glory on Sunday, December 1, 2019, surrounded by his family.
Born on September 7, 1933, in Florence, S.C., he was the son of the late Benjamin H. and Lillie Ruth Langston Lee.
Everette was a long time faithful member of Beulah Freewill Baptist Church in Pamplico, where he served as a deacon. He sang with the Happy Land Five Gospel Group for many years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Survivors include his loving wife of 68 years, Ada Mae Miles Lee; daughter, Cathy Lee Kunkle (Russell); son, Allen E. Lee (Teresa); brother, Sidney “Al” Lee; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his siblings, Wilbur H. Lee, Alburn L. Lee, Francis Lee, Louise McGee Register and Addie Lynette Miles; and great-granddaughter, Lauren Hicks.
The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, at Beulah Freewill Baptist Church. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Beulah Freewill Baptist Church. Burial followed in Woodside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Beulah Freewill Baptist Church, 235 W. Bazen Road, Pamplico, S.C. 29583 or McLeod Hospice, 1203 E. Cheves Street, Florence, S.C. 29506.
A special thank you to the McLeod Hospice House staff in Florence and his hospice home nurse, Lisa Miles.
A guest book is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com.