Mrs. Sue Lee


Mrs. Carol Sue Lee, 67, of Thomasville, died Monday, March 10, at her residence. Born Sept. 9, 1946 in Bainbridge, Ga., she was the daughter of John William Howell and Bertie Whiddon Howell. A homemaker, she lived in Thomasville for the past 13 years and served in many United Methodist parishes in Southwest Georgia including seven years in Americus while her husband, Rev. Virgil Lee, served as District Superintendent. She was most recently a member of Thomasville First United Methodist Church, was involved with United Methodist Women, and a member of the Christian Fellowship Sunday School Class. She lived for her children and grandchildren. Survivors include her husband of 46 years, Rev. Virgil Lee of Thomasville; her children, Dr. Allen Lee and his wife, Shae, of Thomasville; Suzanne Lee Stencel and her husband, Troy, of Thomasville; and her grandchildren, Chandler, William, Anna, Abby, Thomas, and Barrett, all of Thomasville. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Charles Howell and Mary Frances Wynn White. Services were held on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Sylvania United Methodist Church. The Rev. Ronnie Wills and Pastor Emory Smith officiated and interment was in Sylvania United Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Chandler Stencel, William Lee, Michael Lee, Marcus Lee, Gary Wynn, Terry Smith, David Butler and Chuck Howell. Memorials may be made to Sylvania United Methodist Church, c/o Myrtle Smith, 370 Smithtown Rd., Bainbridge, Ga. 39819. Online visitors may sign the guest register at  

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