Mrs. Ruth Grace Lee, 92, died Tues., Nov. 26, 2013 at White Oak Manor of Shelby. A native of Burke County, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Annie Stephens Lowman. She was the last living charter member of Hoyle Memorial United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School for many years. He was also a Brownie Scout Leader for more than 25 years.
PRECEDED: In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 67 years, Isaac Paul Lee; infant daughter, Susan Lee; brother, Frank Lowman; and sister, Sarah Rish.
SURVIVED: She is survived by her son, Rev. Stephen Lee of Davidson; nieces, Donnis Rode of Shelby, Lisa McLaurin of Polkville, Wanda Guffey of GA; nephew, Dan Lee of Shelby; and several other nieces and nephews; sister-in-laws, Sara Mode of Shelby, and Julia O’Reilly of Charlotte; and brother-in-law, Carme Lee of Shelby.
SERVICES: Friday, 2PM, at Hoyle Memorial United Methodist Church
VISITATION: The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, at the church
CLERGY: Rev. Wayne Beatty
MEMORIALS: Hoyle Memorial United Methodist Church, 1741 Fallston Rd., Shelby, NC 28150
FUNERAL HOME: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby