Mrs. Mary Edith “Jo” Lee, 79, of Fuquay-Varina died Sunday, November 9, 2014 at Transitions Lifecare in Raleigh.
She was born in Baltimore, MD on February 14, 1935 to the late William J. and Gertrude McLamb Hackett. She was also preceded in death by son, John David Lee, Jr. and granddaughter Adrienne Canady.
Mrs. Lee was a member of North Clinton Baptist Church where she held many offices, played the piano and organ and she was also a member and held several offices in Little River Baptist Association. Jo retired from Harnett County as Assistant Clerk of Court after almost 40 years of service.
A funeral service will be held 3 p.m., Saturday, November 15, 2014 at North Clinton Avenue Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Stines. The family will receive friends 1-3pm prior to service. Burial will be private at a later date.
She is survived by two daughters, Suzanne Canady and husband, Jack of Fuquay- Varina, Jocelyn Beckman and husband, Mitch of Leonardtown, MD; six grandchildren, Brandy Lockamy, Jake Canady, Kelsey Canady, Tyler Beckman, Andrea Beckman and Haley Beckman.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made by calling The Salvation Army of Raleigh at 919-834-6733 or send check payable to The Salvation Army of Wake County, P.O. Box 27584, Raleigh, NC 27611 or to DAV - Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301. Please enclose a note to include: Mary Edith “Jo” Lee’s name and acknowledgements to be sent to family at 242 Lafayette Rd., Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526.
Arrangements are by Skinner & Smith Funeral Home - Dunn, NC. Online condolences can be made at: