Thursday, November 26, 2015

The Obsequies for Sister Lizzie Lee

Lizzie Lee
Sister Lizzie Lee, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Jackson, was born September 23, 1907. She was married to Mr. Gene Lee and to this union 7 children were born.  Her oldest child, Mr. Edward Lee preceded her in death.

At an early age she was converted and later accepted the calling of God to go out into the world and preach His Gospel to all. She was a faithful member of Mount Everett A. M.E. Methodist Church until death.

On Tuesday, August 16th at 12:55 o'clock p.m., at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, the angel of heaven came into the hospital and with chilly fingers sealed the lips of Sister Lizzie Lee. Her soul winged its flight from this world of sin, sorrow and pain to a place of eternal rest.

She leaves to mourn a husband, Mr. Gene Lee of Montpelier, LA., Three daughter: Mrs. Helen Spears and Mrs. Lucille Collins of New Orleans, LA., and Mrs. Frankie Wright of Baton Rouge, La., Three sons: Moses James Lee and Wilbert Lee of New Orleans, LA., and Leon Lee of Hammond, La., The God-given mother of Mrs. Mateldia Rankins and Charles Robertson. One brother, Willie Jackson. Three sister: Mrs. Ceola Freeman, Mrs. Viola Green and Mrs. Carrie White all of New Orleans, La., Tow brother-in-law: Mr. Cleveland Spears and Mr. Robert Collins of New Orleans, and Prentiss Wright of Baton Rouge, LA., Four daughters-in-law: Mrs. Irene and Mrs. Marie Lee of New Orleans, LA., Mrs. Kate Lee of Hammond, LA., and Mrs. Mary Lee of Los Angles, California. Twenty-two grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Source: The Obituary of Collection of Cletis Gordon, Sr.