Reverend James Marshall Lee: Obituary


Reverend James Marshall Lee

September 22, 1938 – May 30, 2019

Reverend James Marshall Lee, of Young Harris, GA age 80, passed away at his home on Thursday, May 30th. After a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He Loved God and loved working for God (reading his bible, preaching the gospel and adding more Christian’s to GOD’s flock) His love for his family and friends were beyond measure. In his pass time he enjoyed spending time with his loved ones (Family and Friends) visiting, helping and praying with his neighbors, drawing, painting, woodworking, fishing, gardening, and rock hunting, His hard working careers included: Grocery Store Manager, Owner/CEO of Lee’s Janitorial Service, Bus Driver for Towns County School System, Arbor Acres, and Union County Road Dept.

He was born the son of Joe Van Lee and Clyde Carter Lee, of Hayesville, NC.

He was proceeded in death by his Father (Joe) and Mother(Clyde), of Hayesville, NC His Brother and (best buddy) Ralph Lake Lee, of Warne, NC. Infant Son Daniel Jerome Lee, Infant Daughter Marrissa LeAnn Lee, Mother in Law: Estee “Edna” Ramey Bradley Chastain Three Brother in Laws Rev. Frank Dockery, Robert E. Brown, and Robert Dye Two Nephew’s: Zyndall Dye, and Mark Dockery, one Niece: Shirley Mae Dockery Grizzle and two Great Nephew’s: Andrew Brown and Jeff Brown.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Geneva Chastain Lee, Son: Jason James and wife Wendy Marie Lee, of Young Harris, GA Daughter: Meda Lorinda Lee-McWhorter and Husband Benny of LaGrange, GA. Sister: Ruby Lee Dockery, Blairsville, GA. four grandsons: Justin and wife Sara Lee, Hayesville, NC, Brandon and wife Keltsey Lee, Blairsville, GA, Jordan Lee, Young Harris, GA , Ben A., Jr and wife Ashley McWhorter. one granddaughter: Kim and husband Brian Huckleberry Eight great-grands: Alex McVay, Jacob J, Lee, Jenna H. Lee, Cohen McWhorter, Jackson, Garrett, Addison Huckleberry, and MaryKalen Bryant. two sister-in-laws: Annie Mae Bradley Brown and Genette Chastain Dye, Brother in Law: Ernest and wife Sue Chastain all of Young Harris, GA, As he always said; at the end of his sermons: “He loved everybody, each and everyone of you.”

Funeral services will be held on Sunday June 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm from the Mountain View Chapel with Pastor Ray Potts and Rev. Jimmy Rogers officiating. Special music will be presented by Alice McDonald and Spirit Led. The following gentleman will serve as pallbearers, Justin Brandon and Jordan Lee, Alex McVay, Benny McWhorter and Scottie Brown. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Clearance Kirby, James (Buddy ) Mason and Jacob Lee. Interment and graveside services will be held in the Many Forks Baptist Church Cemetery with the North GA Honor Guard conducting Military Honors. Flowers are accepted or if you wish, donations may be made to the Many Forks Baptist Church Cemetery Fund in Rev. Lee’s memory. The family will meet with friends at the funeral home on Saturday evening from 6-9:00 pm.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at

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