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James Edward Lee

June 5, 1947 ~ December 17, 2019 (age 72)

Obituary

James was born June 5, 1947 in Roanoke, Randolph County, Alabama to the parentage of Jim Tom Lee and Catherine Burrough Lee.  He grew up in Roanoke, Alabama.  He attended the Randolph County Training School.  At an early age, he joined Peace and Goodwill Baptist Churchwhere he remained throughout his life.

At various times in his life, James worked and Pulpwooded for many years.  He was also a school bus driver for Randolph County Schools, and a Police Officer for Wadley Police Department.  For several years, he also worked as a jailor for Randolph County Jail and Sheriff Deputy for Wedowee Alabama Sheriff's Department.  he retired from Franklin Aluminum in Franklin, Georgia.

James leaves to hold fast to many fond and loving memories: his beloved wife, Audrey Henderson Lee of Roanoke; two (2) children -- a daughter Rashanda Golden of Carrollton, GA; and a son, Kevin Allen of Roanoke; one (1) sister, Ruby Ford of Farrockaway, NY; four (4) grandchildren: Dontavious Holley, Demarcus Blount and Aubrey Almon of Carrollton, GA; Malcolm Thomas of Roanoke, AL; special cousins, Cleophus Burrough and Willie Phillips of Roanoke; special nieces, Constance Keeler and Tasha Shears; a special nephew, Patrick Nolan (Jasmine); a Godson, Travis Leanard; one (1) brother-in-law, Row Edward Winston of Roanoke, AL; and finally a host of nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and friends.

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Services

Viewing For The Public
Sunday
December 22, 2019

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Clark Memorial Funeral Service
252 LaFayette Highway
Roanoke, AL 36274

Viewing For The Public
Monday
December 23, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Peace and Goodwill Baptist Church
1465 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Roanoke, AL 36274

Committal Service Following the Funeral
Monday
December 23, 2019

Peace and Good Will Baptist Church Cemetery
1465 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Roanoke, AL 36274

Interment following funeral service
Monday
December 23, 2019

Peace and Good Will Baptist Church Cemetery
1465 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Roanoke, AL 36274

Celebration of Life
Monday
December 23, 2019

Peace and Goodwill Baptist Church
1465 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Roanoke, AL 36274

Please note
With heartfelt sympathy, we announce the passage from this life of Mr. James Edward Lee, 72, a resident of 238 Handley Avenue, Roanoke, Alabama. Mr. Lee transitioned from this life on Tuesday afternoon, December 17, at Well Star West Gerogia Hospice in LaGrange, Georgia. Viewing for the public will be observed on Sunday, December 22, 2019 from 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm; Mr. Lee will also be available for viewing on Monday at Peace and Goodwill Baptist Church, 1465 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Roanoke, from 12:00 oon until 1:00 pm; The Celebration of Life will be observed on Monday at 1:00 PM from Peace and Goodwill Baptist Church, Roanoke, with the pastor, Reverend L.B. Houston, Officiating; burial will follow in Peace and Goodwill Baptist Church Cemetery. At this difficult hour, our prayers are sent forth with James' wife, Mrs. Audrey Lee in mind, and the entire family. Pall Bearers include nephews and grandsons; and flower bearers include nieces.
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