On August 12, 2020, the Lord called Mary E. Lee home to be with Him.
Mary Lee was born June 6, 1941 in Columbia, NC to the late Percy & Tamar White. She joined Mt Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church at an early age. Mary moved to Norfolk Virginia in 1961 where she met Wallace Lee Sr and they married on April 12, 1963.
After moving to Virginia, she became a member of First Calvary Baptist Church under the leadership of Dr. J.L. White Sr. She retired from Norfolk Public School System after 29 years of service.
Mary Lee leaves to cherish her memory:her husband Wallace of 57 years, three sons Raymond (Shenell), Wallace Jr. (Brenette), Jeffrey (Stephanie) and one daughter Sonya Laverne, one aunt Barbara (John)Saunders, two uncle’s Gurney (Loreece) Basnight and Mint Basnight Jr. nine grandchildren fifteen great grandchildren.
To adhere to the Governor’s guidelines for Covid 19 the family will have a private graveside service on Tuesday August 18, 2020.@ 12 noon at Roosevelt Memorial Park
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