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Maude S. Lee


Sunrise: March 1, 1932

Sunset: June 28, 2019

Maude S. Lee transitioned from this earthly life to be eternally present with the Lord on Friday, June 28, 2019. Maude was born in Severn, North Carolina on March 1, 1932 to the late McKinley and Addie Stephenson. She was educated in the Northampton County School System, NC.

At the age of twenty-three, she married the love of her life, Raymond Wallace Lee, Sr. In 1958, she relocated to Norfolk, VA with her husband and two children to embark upon a life of new opportunities. Maude was employed over 20 years in the Healthcare Industry and retired from Norfolk General Hospital as a cook. She was a God-fearing woman who was an active member of Macedonia United Christian Church, Norfolk, where she served in the Senior Choir until her health began to fail. Her family’s hearts are heavy with sadness and tears, but our memories are full of the love and support she provided us over the years.

Maude S. Lee was predeceased by her beloved husband of 42 years, Raymond Wallace Lee, Sr., her parents, McKinley and Addie Stephenson; brothers, McKinley Stephenson and Edward Stephenson; sisters, Elizabeth Harris and Lois Monger; one son-in–law, ten brothers–in–law, six sisters-in-law.

Maude S. Lee leaves to cherish her loving memories, five children; Etta Stephenson, Raymond Lee Jr. (Norma), Clementine Johnson (Bernard), Joyce Lee–Kearney (Irvin), and Susie Wade (Erwin), brothers; Floyd Stephenson, Theodore Stephenson (Mae Lois) and Robert Stephenson (Mary), sister, Hilda West, sister-in-law, Rassie West, ten grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, two greatgreat, grandchildren, and a host of loving nieces, nephews, family and friends.

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    Tamara Arms says

    it’s with sadness in my heart to hear of the loss of my dear and loving friend Miss Maude. She was a very sweet and loving woman to be around here at the PACE program. She was on my team when she started in our program and she was the most loving and caring woman. I will miss my friend dearly. May GOD continue to give you all peace and understanding during this time.
    Tamara Sentara Secretary

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    Jean Godfrey says

    My prayers r with the family ,because we will see Mrs.Lee again just Keep God First love all of u ,Mrs.Godfrey and Family

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    Brenda Revils says

    The Revils family, Brenda, Julia, Butch, Kim,Freda, Toya Liberia Dr

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    Bro. Michael Gates & Family says

    We are sending our heartfelt condolences during and after your bereavement hours. Mrs. Maude Lee was a nice lady & neighbor for many years in Roberts Park. To all of the family, “Weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning ”

    Prayerfully yours, Mother Ella Mae Gates- Mercer, Michael Gates, William Gates all of Norfolk, Kenneth Phillips (Pam) Charlotte NC and Laverne Gates Smith, Oakley California.

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    Rita Hassell says

    To the Lee’s family sorry for ur loss u are in our hearts&prayers From Rita Bertha, Fats&the rest keep God first

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    Sonia stephenson says

    Condolence to my family my auntie Maude is being laid to rest and I couldn’t make it .i just wanted everyone to know that you’ll are in my prayers she gone but not forgotten.

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    Shellie Clinkscales says

    I would like to send my deepest condolences to the Lee family on the lost of Mrs. Maude Lee.
    Growing up, Mrs. Lee was often a familiar presence in our family and at our home. I will be forever grateful for those delicious Bisquick homemade biscuits she would make.
    My family and I will keep the Lee family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    Signed,

    Shellie Clinkscales, née Smith

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