Tifton Gazette

Obituaries

November 22, 2012

Nell McElveen Lee

ALBANY — Mrs. Nell McElveen Lee, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 at the Willson Hospice House in Albany. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Byne Memorial Baptist Church with internment to follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. Dr. Matthew Nance will officiate. The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 tonight at Kimbrell-Stern.  

A native of Brooklet, Mrs. Lee had lived in Albany since 1965. She retired from Ayers Corporation and was a member of Byne Memorial Baptist Church and the Faith Sunday School Class. She was an avid bowler.

She was preceded in death by her husband Leon S. Lee Jr.; a daughter, Jan Kruglack; a granddaughter, Kam Kruglack; and brothers, William McElveen, Virgil McElveen, Jack McElvenn and Lee McElveen; and a son-in-law, Don Kruglack.

Survivors include a daughter, Jackie Lee Cooper and her husband, Bill, of Chula; a son, Leon S. Sam Lee III of Leesburg; grandchildren, Debbie Kruglack Walther, Chris Humphries, Pearl Anne Brown and Samantha Helton and her husband, Ashley Helton; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Charles E. McElvenn, Screven, GA; sisters, Gloria Ellis, Brunswick, Laurie McLaughlin, Pensacola, Fla.

A special thanks goes to Albany Community Hospice and the Willson Hospice House. Those desiring, please make memorials to Living the Legacy c/o Byne Memorial Baptist Church, 2832 Ledo Rd, Albany, GA 31707 or Albany Community Hospice, 320 Foundation Lane, Albany, GA 31707.

You may sign the guestbook and share your thoughts with the family of Mrs. Lee by visiting our website at www.kimbrellstern.com.

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