Dora Jane Lee, 71, fell asleep in death on Friday, February 21, 2014, at his residence in Mayesville. Born on December 12, 1942, in Sumter County, she was the daughter of Geneva Lee and the late Luther Lee, Sr.
She attended the public schools of Sumter County and was a graduate of Eastern High School. She was employed for many years until retirement from Madison Industry.
On October 5, 1963, she dedicated her life as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. She spent countless hours in the ministry teaching others about Jehovah’s Kingdom as a regular pioneer. She loved people, especially her family. She enjoyed experimenting in the kitchen. She could always be heard singing her favorite opera tunes.
She is survived by her mother, Geneva Lee; four sisters, Betty Commanders and Annie Gore, both of Sumter, Jessie (Marvin) Harrell of Anderson and Ozeta Herriott of the home; two brothers, Kelton (Carrie) Lee and Arthur (Azalee) Lee, both of Mayesville; a special adopted brother and sister, Frank and Margaret Bruce of Sumter; a host of nieces, nephews, and special friends.
Dora was preceded in death by her father, Luther Lee, Sr.; her brothers, Luther Jr., Willie James, Bobby James and Harby Lee, and a special nephew, Darrell Herriott.
Memorial services will be held 12:00 noon, Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 99 Oswego Road, Sumter.
The family is receiving friends and relatives at the home, 324 East Sumter Street, Mayesville.
The procession will leave from the home at 11:30 a. m.