Obituary of Mary Edith Lee
Mary Edith Bennett Lee passed away peacefully on Monday, January 23, 2023, at IU Bedford Hospital. Born February 3, 1929, in Buddha, Indiana, she was daughter of Ebbie Lemuel and Edith Stewart Bennett. She was the sister to, Herschel (Esther), Harold (Virginia), Lemuel (Jr.) (Joyce), Theron and Burl. She was a graduate of Tunnelton High School and member of White River Baptist Church. On March 9, 1952, at her parents’ home she was united in marriage to Charles Daniel Lee. Mrs. Lee is survived by two children David (Paula) of Bedford and Martha (Mark) Hill, Medora. Eight grandchildren, Danie (Mark) Norris, Tiffany (Matt) Moody, Kasey (Doug) Franklin, Chelsea (Steve) Cassidy, Amanda Herzner, Evan (Amanda Jane) Hill, Levi (Victoria) Lee and Jan Lee. Fifteen Great-Grandchildren, 2 Step Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was known as Momma Lee to Shannon, Derrick and Holly Pickett. Her husband, a son and daughter in law, Curtis D and Jill Lee, son Ralph Lee and a great grand-daughter, Nora Moody, her parents, brothers, and 2 nephews Jo A. and James E. Bennett all preceded her in death. Graveside services for Mrs. Lee will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 28th at Tunnelton Cemetery with her nephews, Mark and Larry Bennett officiating. Pallbearers are: Levi Lee, Jan Lee, Evan Hill, Bryce Bennett, Eric Bennett, Josh Bennett and Tom Bennett. Honorary Pallbearers are: Finn Lee, Pacer Norris, Mark Thomas Herzner, Maddox Franklin, Bennett Moody and Daniel Hill. The family asks that you consider donations to the Tunnelton Cemetery or Tolbert Cemetery in lieu of flowers. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.