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Carolyn June LeeFebruary 1, 1945 ~ May 25, 2017 (age 72)
Carolyn June Lee, 72, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Promise Skilled Nursing Facility in Overland Park, Kansas.
The daughter of Wilbur E. and Effie Mae (Stowers) Yount, she was born February 1, 1945 in Hannibal, Missouri. On June 3, 1967 in Macon, Missouri she married Jerry W. Lee and he survives. Also surviving are two sons, Justin W. Lee and wife, Sheila of Belton, Missouri and Jason W. Lee and wife, April of Lee’s Summit; four grandchildren, Dawson W. Lee, Heather Carrier, Austin S. Lee, and Erin S. Lee; one great grandchild, Landon Gatson; one brother, Web Yount of Mobile, Alabama; and several nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death were her parents and one brother, Ronald Yount.
Carolyn grew up in Hannibal, and when she was in the fifth grade her family moved to Macon, Missouri where she was a 1963 graduate of Macon High School.
She later graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northeast Missouri State Teachers College in Kirksville with a B. S. Degree in Education. She was a member of Delta Zeta Sorority. She was an administrative assistant to the Dean of Home Economics at Southern Illinois University for a time. Following that she became a full time mom. She was a Bible and Sunday School Teacher, and a Cub Scout leader. She loved tennis, sewing, arts and crafts, and doing macramé. As a little girl she wanted to be the president of the United States and even learned the Oath of Office, which she would have been happy to recite for you. She was a member of the Legacy Christian Church in Lee’s Summit.
A visitation will be held Tuesday evening, May 30, 2017, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Legacy Christian Church, 2150 East Langsford Rd. in Lee’s Summit. Funeral services will follow 2:00 PM Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Schoene-Ruschmeier Funeral Home in Milan, Missouri with a visitation held the hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery in Milan.
Contributions in Carolyn’s memory are suggested to the National M.S. Society.