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Betty Lee, daughter of the late Arnold and Mary Roth, was born May 4, 1920, in Sikeston, Missouri. Surrounded by loved ones, she passed on at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.
Betty married Charles Albert Lee Jr. on April 10, 1948.
She is survived by their three daughters, Suzanne Oaks (Bob) of Licking, Missouri, Janet Brown (Dan, deceased) of Page, Arizona, and Alice Gustin (Melvin) of Riverton, Wyoming; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many cherished relatives.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her brother, John, who was killed in World War II; and her son-in- law, Dan Brown.
Everyone who knew Betty considered her to be thoughtful, kind and generous.
She is deeply loved and will be forever missed by family, friends and neighbors.
Interment will be at noon Tuesday in the City of Sikeston Cemetery.
A memorial service for Betty Lee will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Congregational Church of Webster Groves, Missouri, with the Rev. Dave Denoon officiating.
Honorary pallbearers will be Melvin Gustin, Bob and Bill Oaks, Eldon Crank, Jacob Robinson, John Byrd, Shawn Byrd and Jason Byrd.
Ford and Sons Funeral Home is handling arrangements.