James Ray Pitts Lee, 92, of Ladson, widow of Robert E. Lee, Sr., died Monday, September 20, 2010, in a Charleston hospital. Mrs. Lee was born June 10, 1918, in Newberry County, the daughter of James Ray Pitts and Ola Bishop Pitts. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Cordesville and a retired teacher and Assistant Principal at Macedonia Elementary School, having been in administration and a teacher in Berkeley County Schools for 40 years. She attended Silverstreet Schools; Newberry College; and received her ME from the Citadel. She was a member of S.C.E.A.-R; intermediate and adult Women’s Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church of Cordesville; and taught the Adult Ladies Sunday School Class for many years. Surviving are her granddaughter, Laurie James of Ladson; grandson, Robbie Lee of Ladson; daughter-in-law, Nora Lee; two great-grandchildren, Amanda James and Jonathan James of Ladson; a niece, Kathy Lee of Ladson; and two nephews, Bobby Lee and Edward Lee of Florida. She was predeceased by her son Robert E. Lee, Jr. Her funeral service will be Thursday afternoon, September 23, in First Baptist Church of Cordesville, at 4 o’clock. Interment will be in Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may call at Russell Funeral Chapel between 6 and 8 o’clock Wednesday evening. A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting our website at www.russellfuneralchapel.net. Visit our guestbook at www.postandcourier.com/ deaths. Tags: CGC 1977

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