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Irene Momma Lee Lee, 73, of Westport, went home to be with the Lord at 4:38 p.m. on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at her residence. She was born on January 16, 1944 in Indianapolis, the daughter of Roy and Marcella (Pohl) Leach. Irene has been a Westport resident since 1977. She has always been known for her dedication to her family and was an avid homemaker. Her outside work experience consisted mainly of factory work, with Wheaton Industries, as a packer, as her most recent. Her favorite occupation she enjoyed was that of Mamaw and Mimi time. She is very much loved by all. She was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Greensburg and attended Greensburg Christian Church. She enjoyed flower gardening, dancing, loved gospel, country, and rock & roll music and going places with her daughters. She married Dennis Jordan Joe Lee on July 1, 1962 in Indianapolis and he preceded her in death on January 23, 2005. She is survived by her daughters, Gerri (Arlen) Byard of St. Paul, Carri Jo Lee of Westport and Sherri (Bill) Witt of Carlisle, Ohio; grandchildren, Jordan (Jeanine) Dale, Jessica (Daron) Scudder, Will and Grant Witt; great-grandchildren, Alexis Dale, Lane, Isabella, and Garrett Scudder. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sisters, Delores Leach and Lucille Crabtree; brothers, Roy Leach, Jr. and Herman Leach. Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with Pastor John Fields officiating. Burial will be at the Westport Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held on Friday, December 15, 2017 from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to help with funeral expenses. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com
Published on December 13, 2017
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