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Joseph Lee, Jr.

July 10, 1927 — March 15, 2020

Joseph Lee, Jr.,(Joe) age 92 transitioned from this earthly life to eternal life on Sunday, March 15, 2020. He was preceded in death by his stepmother, Peggy Lee Wiseman; son, Joseph Lee, III; sister, Naomi Sessions; brother, Abraham Lee. Joe leaves to cherish his memories, a devoted and loving wife of 66 years, Evelyn Clarinetta (Clara) Lee; one daughter; Arnetta Jerrilyn Arnell, Montgomery, AL; three sons, Michael (Yvonne) Lee, Nashville, TN; Howard (Sharlene) Lee, New City , NY; Rev. Stephen (Tracy) Lee, Savannah, GA; adoptive “son”, Arthur Franklin, Jr., Nashville, TN; siblings, Ruth Washington, Fayetteville, NC., Rachel Shockley, St. Paul, MN; Mary Mack, Birmingham, AL; Josephine Davis, Pinson, AL; and James Lee, Indianapolis, IN; grandchildren, Lashonda (Milton) Moore, Nashville, TN.; Anethia Theress (Rev. Marcellus) Norris, Stony Point, NY; Malcolm Lee, Moreno Valley, CA; Matthew (Loni) Lee, Riverside, CA; Jasmine (Clifford) Browne, Fort Dix, NJ; Morgan Lee, Brooklyn, NY; Stephen Daniel Lee, Savannah, GA; Astrid and Ferris Browne, Brooklyn, NY; special granddaughter Nikki Swett-Smith, Mobile, AL; great-grandchildren: Jarren and Jorri Moore, Nashville, TN; London and Marcellus, II, Stony Point, NY; Jaslynn and Joel Browne, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Janae and Jacob Lee, Moreno Valley, CA; Devinicus and Demetrius Lee, Riverside, CA; sisters-in-law: Wynetta Smith, Florence, AL; Ruby Leaks, Detroit, MI; Vicki (Charles) Harris, Fayetteville, NC; Bridgette (Jesse) Scott, Birmingham, AL; brother-in-law, Cleatus, Jr. (Gaynelle) Burns, St. Louis, MO; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

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