Willard ‘Bud ‘Lee
Mr. Willard “Bud” Lee, 97, of Ellijay, died Thursday, May 23, 2019.
He was born May 18, 1922, in Briartown, N.C., to the late George Arthur and Elda Caroline Hampton Lee.
He was a retired textile worker, a veteran serving in World War II with the U.S. Navy and a member of New Hope Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by wife, Edith “Edie” Lee.
He is survived by sons, Roger Lee, of Woodstock, Ronald Lee, of Covington, La.; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019, from New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. Brian Clayton and the Rev. Steve Jones officiating.
Music was by the church choir.
Pallbearers were Edgar Land, Ronnie West, Edmund Dalrymple, Tim Starks, Greg Martin and Keith Logan.
Interment was in the church cemetery.
Bernhardt Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.