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Helen Lee

June 10, 1955 — December 20, 2016

Houston, TX- Helen Washington Lee age 61 of Houston, Texas, passed away December 20, 2016 at her home.

 Visitation will be held Friday, December 23, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland, MS. Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday December 24, 2016 at the Kingdom Hall

 Helen was born to the late George Washington, II and the late Bernice Childs Washington in Mound Bayou, Mississippi and raised in Skene, Mississippi.

She received her education in the Shaw School District. Helen’s early employment was with the City of Cleveland Mayor’s Office as the mayor’s secretary for 10 years. She later was employed with in Chicago, Illinois as a dental assistant for 6 years. She was a faithful, devoted servant of Jehovah God until her death. She worshipped Jehovah the God of wisdom, justice, love, power, had faith in Jesus Christ. She appreciated God’s purpose regarding earth. Helen was affectionately known as “Peaches”, Helen Washington Lee will be missed by all who knew her.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers. John Washington, Verdell Washington, Louis Washington, Charles Washington; three sisters Mary Washington Singleton, Brenda Washington, and Geraldine Washington Johnson.

She departed this earthly life Tuesday, December 20, 2013 peacefully at home in Houston, Texas.

She will greatly missed by family and friends; she leaves to cherish her memory; three sons, Cedric Lee of Houston, TX, Reginald Lee of Cleveland, MS, Quincy Lee (Brittany) of Hattiesburg, MS; six brothers, George Washington III (Ruby), Jessie Washington (Charlene), Alvin Thompson (Joyce), Marcus W. Davis, Charlie Thompson, Rick Davis of Chicago; four sisters, Matlean Lee of Cleveland, MS, Shirley Washington, Patricia Washington, and Emma Bellfield (Tim); and a host of  nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

 Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The on-line guest register may be viewed and signed at

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Service Schedule

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Friday, December 23, 2016

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Indianola City Cemetery

Main St, Indianola, MS 38751

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