Freda Verne Lee
Freda Verne Lee, 85, of Mt. Vernon died 5:25 p.m. March 19, 2005,
at Nature Trail Health Care Center. Prior to her retirement, she
worked for 28 years as a matchmaker for Mt. Vernon Shoe Factory.
Mrs. Lee was born March 27, 1919, in Jefferson County to Parley F.
and Verne (Spurlock) Riggs. She married Hoyt V. Lee April 21, 1992;
he died Nov. 27, 2000.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt.
Vernon. The Rev. Everett Lemay will officiate. Burial will follow at
Kirk Cemetery in Ina. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at
Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mrs. Lee is survived by a son, Dale Pilson and wife Diana of Anson, Texas;
daughters Donna Jeanne Stephens and husband Ken of Chesterfield, Mo., and
Cheryl Pickett and husband Robert of Bonnie; 12 grandchildren; several great-
grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Bob Riggs of Dallas,
Texas; and a sister, Maxine Gore and husband Lewis of Mt. Vernon.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Hoyt V. Lee; and two
Mrs. Lee was a member of Logan Street Baptist Church and the Veterans of
Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon,
where you may call 242-3348 for further information.
Date: 24 Mar 2005
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman