Frances Beatrice Lee, 95, of Oak Ridge passed away Wednesday March 6, 2013 at Emeritus of Oak Ridge.
She was born January 19, 1918 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Frank and Myrtle Crippen Vandergrif. She was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church of Oak Ridge and a retired seamstress from Levi Strauss. She dearly loved her children and grandchildren. She married her husband Howard F. Lee March 11, 1946 in Bacon County Georgia. They were married 60 years at the time of his death December 30, 2006.
Besides her parents and her husband she was preceded in death by her daughter Virginia Mimbs, son David Rader, brother Roy Vandergriff, sisters Mildred Grant and Bertha Wolfred. She is survived by her daughter Barbara Hamlett and her husband Allen of Powell, sisters Pat Stigell and Louise Collins, brothers Don Vandergriff, Ray Vandergriff daughter-in-law Dorothy Rader, grandchildren Kathy Parton, Barbara Ann Hamlett, Jody Battaglia, and Kim Norris, and six great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Saturday March 9, 2013 10:30 to 11:30am in the chapel of Oak Ridge Memorial Park followed by interment in Oak Ridge Memorial Park.