Lonnie James Lee, 88, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2012, in the Calhoun Liberty Hospital in Blountstown.
Lonnie was born in Calhoun County on March 26, 1924, to the late Ivory Stack Lee and Lillie Mae Stack Lee. Lonnie was a deacon at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church. He loved the people at Blountstown Health and Rehabilitation Center who had been a part of his family for the last three years. One would find him in his wheelchair rolling up and down the halls playing his harmonica.
He was preceded in death by three sisters, Elizabeth, Ella, and Shirley Faye.
Lonnie leaves to cherish his memories a loving wife, Sarah B. Lee; two sons, Major (Pearl) and Gerald (Dradine); six daughters, Brenda (Ronnie), Cynthia (Eddie), Sharon (Mark), Uthenia (Joe D.), Pam (Joe W.), and Charolette (Sterling); brother-in-law, Lawrence (Pastor Rosetta); sisters-in-law, Chaffer Johnson, Janie Tate, Julia King (Edward); 23 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.