Paul E. Lee

Published 7:00 am Friday, April 14, 2017

Paul E. Lee, Director of the Prisoners Bible Crusade (PBC-Free Bibles to Chaplains for prisoners), age 77, passed away at home on April 10, 2017 after a struggle with Pulmonary Fibrosis and Asbestosis.
Paul was born at home, in Leetown, on August 16, 1939. He was the son of Chester C. Lee and Ora Parker Lee.
He graduated from Sellers School in 1957. He served in the National Guard in 1956. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1958 to 1962. He graduated from Southeastern Baptist College of Laurel, Miss. in 1971. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion in 1974 from Louisiana College of Pineville, La. Paul pastored churches in Mississippi and Louisiana.  In 1985 Paul became Director of the PBC after the death of his father, Chester Lee, who began the PBC in 1973.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Ora Lee; siblings, Helen Hester, Walter Lee, Alice Reeb, and Sammy Lee.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Gretchen Germany Lee of Philadelphia, Miss.; two children, Albert Lee and Cathy Lee Davis (Jason); grandchildren, Trevor Lee (Emily), Samantha Lee, and Ian Morgan; great-grandsons, Corbin and Colt Lee; sister, Claudette Heasley (Roger); as well as, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.
Memorial services with visitation will be held at Lee’s Chapel #2, 27015 Leetown Road on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m.  Funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Prisoners Bible Crusade.

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