Rosella Ann Lee, age 89 of St Paris, Ohio passed away on February 7, 2022 in Urbana Place, Urbana, Ohio.
Rose was born on January 27, 1933 in Champaign County, Ohio to the late Walter and Elva (Slagel) Massie.
She married Clyde Lee on February 28, 1953 and he preceded her in death on January 24, 2006 after 52 years of marriage.
Rose is survived by her three children Vicky (Robert) Couser of Conover, Cyndi (Tom) Eickhoff of Urbana and Mitzy (Curtis) Blake of St. Paris. She is also survived by six grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, sisters; Agnes Lemmon, Eleanora Schneider, brother, Jerry (Gloria) Massie all of St. Paris, sisters-in-law, Sandy Massie of St. Paris, Delores Beer of Bellefontaine and brother-in-law, Jerry (Lisa) Lee of Nashville, TN. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by brothers, Roger, Raymond, and Frances Massie and sisters, Marcella Mahan, Eloise Putnam and Mary Lee and two grandsons, Derek and Coleton Blake.
She was a 1952 graduate of Westville High School and was a member of the Newson Missionary Church. Rose worked for Grimes Manufacturing in Urbana and was also the proprietor of the catering company, Granny Lee’s Country Kitchen.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 11, 2022 at 12:00 p.m in the Newson Missionary Church, 9310 Cowpath Road, St. Paris, Ohio 43072 with Pastor Dick McIntosh presiding. Burial will follow in Terre Haute Cemetery, Terre Haute, OH. Visitation for family and friends will be held prior to the funeral service on Friday, beginning at 10:00 am until the time of the service at 12:00pm.
Donations may be made to the Champaign County Cancer Association, Vista Hospice or Newson Missionary Church. Envelopes will be available at the service.
Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, St. Paris, Ohio is serving the family. Condolences may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.
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Cancer Association of Champaign County
P.O. Box 38125, Urbana OH 43078
3055 Kettering Blvd, Suite 320, Moraine OH 45439
Newson Missionary Church
9310 Cowpath Road, St Paris OH 43072