Obit: Mildred Lees

Obit: Mildred Lees

June 21st, 2014 in Obituaries
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Mildred Irene Drew Lees, 94, on June 21, of Chattanooga, passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Mrs. Lees was born in Whiteside, Tenn., to Thomas and Gertrude Drew. She was a member of Lookout Valley Baptist Church, active in the PTA, member of the Future Homemakers Association of America and enjoyed needlework. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph R. Lees; parents; brothers, Ernest and Bill Drew; and sister, Opal Drew. Surviving are her children, Peggy Lees, David Lees and Mike Lees; special son, Robert Jackson; grandchildren, David Lees, Jr. and Mary Ann Lees (Robert) Carver; great-grandchildren, Anthony Lees, Josh Moore, Jason Moore, and Nickolas Lees; seven great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. today, June 21, 2014 at the funeral home with celebrant, Rex Knowles officiating. Burial will follow at Hooker Cemetery in Hooker, Ga. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Ronald McDonald House or St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital. Please share your condolences at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com. Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory, & Florist, 404 S. Moore Road.