Christine Lanham Lee

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Christine Lanham Lee, 89, of Brownsburg, formerly of Greencastle, died on Tuesday, May 19, 2009.

She was born on Aug. 19, 1919 in Marion County, Ky. to John and Mattie Duncan Padgett Lanham.

Mrs. Lee was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.

Surviving are her children, Pat Bombei and husband David of Greencastle, Mary Anne Whaley and husband Mike of Danville, Charles Lee and wife Sandy of Brownsburg and Jerry Wayne Lee of Brownsburg; twin sister, Irene Clark of New Castle; 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Her parents; husband, Charles F. Lee; sisters, Francis Clark, Lula Powers and Elizabeth Hall; and brothers, Tom Lanham, Porter Lanham, Pius Lanham preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. on Saturday in the Chapel of the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home (formerly Chandler-Hays Funeral Home) 4 N. Percy L. Julian Drive, with Pastor Steve Vitaniemi officiating. Burial will follow at Putnamville Cemetery.

Calling will be Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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