Ray Earl Lee, age 84, Summerville, Ga died January 13, at Atrium Health Floyd.

Mr Lee was born November 23, 1938, in Summerville, Ga, son of the late Jess and Della Wooten Lee. He was preceded in death by brothers James Lee and Melvin Lee, and a sister Ruby Lee. He was retired from Mount Vernon Mills where he worked for more than 35 years and was a member of the Quarter Century Club. He was a member of South Summerville Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for over 50 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran.

Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Latricia Pettyjohn Lee, daughter Lori Lee Sanders (Brian), son Kevin Ray Lee (Marina), grandchildren Bryn Lee, Jacob Lee (Sunny), Patric Sanders and Meredith Sanders and great grandson Beckham Ray Lee, brothers Fay Lee and Billy Joe Lee and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held Sunday, January 15, 2 PM at Earle Rainwater Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1 until the service hour with Rev. Robert Pettyjohn and Dr. Gene Greer officiating. Entombment will be at Greenhill Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers are Bryn Lee, Jacob Lee, Patric Sanders, Rob Jacobs, Bradley Lee, and Mike Lee.

Honorary pallbearers are Deacons and Friendship class of South Summerville Baptist Church, Arnold and Debbie Kilgo, Jerry and Annette Wright, Ronnie and Joan Dunn, David and Teresa Reynolds, Tommy Grimes, David Owens, and Mark Griffith.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.