May 27, 1931 - April 26, 2017
Billy Dean Lee, 85, of Caledonia, MS passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. A visitation was held Monday, May 1, 2017, from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS and a funeral followed at 7:00 PM in the Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel with Mike Smith officiating. A local visitation will be held Saturday, May 6, 2017, from 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM at Barron Funeral Home. An 11:00 AM Graveside service with full military honors will be held in Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, SC, with son, Roger Lee officiating.. Mr. Lee was born May 27, 1931, in Pacolet Mills, SC to the late Shaddie Franklin and Nannie Elizabeth Millwood Lee. He enjoyed spending time with his family, served in the U.S. Marines, Army and Air Force during Vietnam and the Korean War as a paratrooper and retired after 21 years of service. Mr. Lee worked for civil service at Columbus Air Force Base for 21 years. In addition to his parents, Mr. Lee was preceded in death by his brothers – David Lee, Elbert Lee, Buddy Lee and Doug Millwood; sister – Lola Dover; grandson – Brian Yearby. Mr. Lee is survived by his son – Roger (Lisa) Lee of Wellington, KS; step son – Jimmy Fowler of Amory, MS; step daughter – Sheree Payne Lee Bevering of Columbus, MS; grandchildren – Sarah Lee, Jonathan Lee, Abigail Lee, Rachel Lee, Christopher Yearby, Amy Yearby; brother – Harry Lee; a host of beloved nieces and nephews; and a longtime companion – Joyce Keifer. Memorials may be made to Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 2174, Columbus, MS 39704 and/or to Puppies Behind Bars, 263 West 38th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.barronfuneralhome.com.
Billy Dean Lee, 85, of Caledonia, MS passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, MS. A visitation was held Monday, May 1, 2017, from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS and... View Obituary & Service Information
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