Obituary: Beverly Elizabeth Lee

October 25, 1941 – February 29, 2020

Beverly Elizabeth Lee, 78, passed away Saturday, February 29, 2020, at her residence.

Born October 25, 1941, in Leipsic, she was the daughter of Elbert and Mary (Chastain) Slaughter.  She married Joseph Jerry Lee on September 2, 1961, and he preceded her in death on May 8, 2017. 

Beverly was a teacher’s aide at Huron School until it closed and then at Hatfield Elementary School for a total of 47 years.  She graduated from Orleans High School in 1959 and was a member of the Huron Baptist Church and the Mission Circle.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandkids and great-grandkids.  Beverly loved her dog, Dakota, and sitting on the porch watching hummingbirds.  She was an excellent cook and baker.  She was an amazing lady with a beautiful soul and smile.

Survivors include her daughter, Debbie Lee Allbright of French Lick; son, Brent (Lori) Lee of French Lick; grandchildren, Eric Allbright, Sasha Allbright, Amber (Jeremy) Royer, Sy England, Landon (Jaralyn) Stalker, and Cory Lee;  great-grandchildren, Jonah and Alizah Mills, Bradlee Hawkins, Kaylynn, Marley, Maggie, and Hendrix Royer Madisyn, Aydon, Landon II, and Jorgalyn Stalker, Zephyr Lee; siblings, Jack Slaughter of Alabama, Norma Jean (Robert) Allen of Bedford and John William “Bill” Slaughter of California

Her parents; husband; great grandson, Zeppelin Royer; and brothers, Charles “Bud” Slaughter and Elbert “Junior” Slaughter, preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with William “Skip” Matthews officiating.  Burial will be in Huron Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

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