Name: William W. Lee 1
Birth: 18 OCT 1883 in Lawrence County, Mississippi
Death: 13 AUG 1943 in Monticello, Lawrence County, Mississippi|
Father: Wilson Jasper Lee b: 30 MAY 1846 in Lawrence County, Mississippi
Mother: Mary Winifred Mullins b: 10 DEC 1855 in Simpson County, Mississippi
Margaret Aline White b: ABT 1896 in Louisiana
24 OCT 1916
in Jefferson County, Texas
- Margaret Elaine Lee b: in Jeff Davis County, Mississippi
- Genevieve Cecelia Lee b: 14 JAN 1918 in Jeff Davis County, Mississippi
- W. W. LEE PASSES
Many friends and relatives from Jeff Davis county attended the funeral of W. W. Lee of Monticello, former resident of Prentiss, who died suddenly at his home at Monticello from a heart attack.
Funeral services were held from the Monticello Baptist Church with his pastor, Rev. D. O. Horne in charge. Interment was made in the Masonic Cemetery.
Mr. Lee was 60 years of age. He was born in Lawrence county and was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Jaspar Lee. He attended Mississippi College and was a teacher in the schools of this section for a number of years. His official record in Jefferson Davis county included one term as mayor of Prentiss, a term as representative from the county and two terms as county superintendent of education. He also served as clerk of the Prentiss Baptist church for some years. He was serving as treasurer of the Monticello Baptist church at the time of his death and was a faithful officer and member.
Surviving are his wife, who before her marriage was Miss Margaret Aline White of Whitecastle, La.; three daughters, Mrs. W. Hartzog, Silver Creek; Mrs. A. B. Jacobs, Mansfield, La.; and Miss Elaine Lee, a member of the junior class of the Monticello high school; three grandchildren and four sisters and four brothers. Sisters are Mrs. Florence Bethea, Grange; Mrs. J. W. Cole, Newhebron; Miss Ruby Lee and Mrs. Maggie Weathersby of Prentiss. Brothers are the Rev. Needham Lee, Wiggins; John Lee and Sam Lee, Prentiss; and Charlie Lee of Newhebron. Among other survivors are a number of nephews and nieces.
Published in The Prentiss Headlight, Prentiss, Mississippi, Thursday, August 26, 1943.