J. W. Lee
J. W. LEE, a highly respected resident of Spring Garden
died at his home in Ina, a 2 O’ clock Sunday morning
at the age of 85 years.
Funeral services were held at two O’clock this afternoon
at the Ina Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Phipps of
Norris City and burial was in Kirk Cemetery.
Mr. LEE was born in Mt. Vernon on February 1, 1854 and
was united in marriage to Derusha MC TALLY 60 years ago on
February 1.. the celebrated their anniversary two weeks ago
and their picture appeared in the Mt. Vernon register News.
Mr. Lee resided on a farm near Mt. Vernon until 29 years ago,
when he located on a farm three miles southeast of Ina.
About twelve years ago, he and his wife moved to Ina,
where he resided at the time of his death.
He is survived by his wife and five children; Mrs. Anna KIRK,
Postmistress of Ina, Allie and Oscar LEE of Ina, Vern LEE of
West Frankfort and Harry LEE of Eisberry, Missouri.
His was the grandfather of John A. KIRK , Mt. Vernon City Attorney,
Dr. Max KIRK of Meader____and Miss Alma LEE, a teacher in the Ina Schools.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: A Genealogy Friend