Elmer Lee

Sunday, July 21, 2002

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Elmer E. Lee, 87, of Sikeston died Saturday, July 20, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

He was born Feb. 6, 1915, in Kewanee, Mo., son of Ernest and Ella Boyette Lee. He and Lena I. Beaman were married Nov. 20, 1937, in New Madrid, Mo.

Lee had worked for Cotton Oil Mill and as a custodian for the Diagnostic Regional Center before retiring in 1981. He was a member of the North Acres General Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife; his son, Charles Lee of Sikeston; two sisters, Mary Brown and Maxine Hicks, both of Sikeston; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, a daughter, a brother and six sisters.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Steve Tippen officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.