Eugene Lee, 81, of Morgantown, Ky. passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at his residence. He was a Butler County native, the son of the late Tona and Ora Flener Lee and husband of the late Sarah M. Phelps Lee for 62 years. Eugene was of the Church of Christ faith, an Army Veteran, a member of Reedyville Masonic Lodge, the Rizpah Shrine Temple, retired from Butler County Road Dept., a farmer and former owner of Lee’s Sorghum. Preceded in death by one son Ronnie Lee, one brother Wilmer Lee and 4 sisters Irene Flener, Imogene Morton, Glayds Beach and Faustine Sunderland.
Eugene Lee is survived by 2 sons Tommy Lee and wife Claudia of Owensboro, Ky. and Michael Lee of Morgantown, Ky.; granddaughters Felicia Lee of Morgantown, Ky., Rebecca Lee of Owensboro, Ky. and Rachel Lee of Arizona; 3 great grandchildren; daughter in law Debra Kay Lee of Morgantown, Ky. and several nieces and nephews.
Joint funeral services with his wife Sarah M. Phelps Lee will be held at the Jones Funeral Chapel Monday Dec. 12, 2011 at 12:00pm with Bro. Gary Embry officiating. Burial will be in the Smith Cemetery. Joint visitation with his wife Sarah M. Phelps Lee will be Sat. Dec. 10, 2011 4:30pm – 8:00pm, Sunday 2:00pm- 8:00pm and Monday 8:00am until funeral time at the Jones Funeral Chapel. To view the video or to leave a online condolence please visit www.jonesfuneralchapel.com.