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Peggy Jeanne Lee

December 14, 1941 — October 11, 2017

            Funeral for Peggy Jeanne Lee, age 75, of Altus, Oklahoma, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at the Elm & Hudson Church of Christ, with Daniel Ingram, minister, officiating.             Mrs. Lee passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at her home in Altus. Burial will be in the Russell Cemetery under the direction of Orr Gray Gish Funeral Home, of Frederick.             She was born December 14, 1941, in Cotton Valley, Louisiana, to Willie Edom and Lutishia (Stone) Hammontree. She grew up and attended school in Louisiana. On July 17, 1958, she was united in marriage to Kenneth G. Lee, at Springhill, Louisiana. They moved to Oklahoma and settled in Hollis, before moving to Duke and Russell in 1976, and then Altus. She had also lived in Wichita Falls, Texas, before returning to Altus in 2002. Her work history includes: Kellwood’s, a cook at the Duke school, security guard at American Gypsum, and general manager for numerous regional Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants, for many years before retiring in 2001. She loved to sew, cook, fish and was an avid Dallas Cowboys football fan. She enjoyed cracking pecans and shelling peanuts. She had a passion for kids and loved to mentor and help anyone she could. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars, in Altus. She was a Church of Christ member of North Hudson in Altus and Duke.             She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and eight brothers and sisters.             Survivors include her son: Dirk Lee and wife Irma, of Altus; a daughter: Judy Lane and husband Terry, of Altus; her life companion: Pete Chamblin, Wichita Falls, Texas; two sisters: Sue Holtzclaw, Cotton Valley, Louisiana, and Bessie Charles and husband Robert, of Sarepta, Louisiana; three grandchildren: Jaclyn Morris and husband Charles, of Antioch,California, Chris Lane, of Gainesville, Texas, and Joseph Lane and Sam, of Altus; six great grandchildren: Kaleb, Hailey, Hannah, Hayden, and Kaitlyn Lane, and Maggie Rhodes. Orr Gray Gish Funeral Home111 N. 11th StreetFrederick, OK 73542   (580) 335-2112
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