Funeral services for Ms. Catherine Lee, 91, of 1950 Stroman St., Orangeburg, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Edisto Baptist Church in Orangeburg, with the Rev. Robert Walker and Elder Jacob Prince officiating. Burial will follow in Heavenly Rest Memorial Park in Cordova.

The body will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service.

Ms. Catherine Lee, daughter of the late Willie and Ethel Moye Lee, was born Dec. 27, 1921, in Orangeburg. She entered into eternal rest on Monday, July 29, 2013, at the Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg after a brief illness.

Catherine was educated in the public schools of Orangeburg County and worked at Kirkland Dry Cleaners in Orangeburg.

At an early age, Catherine joined Bethel Baptist Church. She later joined Edisto Baptist Church in Orangeburg, where she was on the Women’s Auxiliary Committee and served faithfully as the mother of the church and was a Sunday school teacher. Catherine was also a member of the Pine Grove Union, Mount Olive Association, Mount Olive Operation and Mount Olive Missionaries, and was a past board member of Mount Olive Baptist Association.

Ms. Lee leaves to cherish her fond memories a brother, Paul Lee of Orangeburg; a sister-in-law, Mary Owens Lee of Orangeburg; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other loving relatives, church family and friends.

Friends may call at the residence and Simmons Funeral Home of Orangeburg.

Visitation will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, at the funeral home.

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