ATHENS - Ellen Jane Lee, age 87, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Life Care Center of Athens.

A native of Meigs County and resident of McMinn County for most of her life and was a daughter of the late Louis S. and Johnnie Mae Bradshaw Lee and was preceded in death by 8 siblings, Ruth Lee Hamilton, Laura Blanch Lee Witt, Helen Lee Pruitt, Martha Lee Turner, Joanne Lee Wallace, Jack Lee and L.S. Lee, Jr.

She was a member of Keith United Methodist Church where she

worked for many years in the nursery, was a member of the Home Service Sunday School Class, a Member of the United Methodist Women and was a member of the Mary Broyles Circle which later merged with other Circles and became the Susanna Wesley Circle.

Survivors: 1 sister and brother-in-law, Sue and Lawrence Hamrick of Hixson, TN;

Special friend, Alma Broyles; Several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be 3:00 PM Friday, January 14, 2022 at McMinn Memory Gardens with Rev. David Graybeal officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM-2:30 PM prior to the Graveside at the funeral home. The family would like to thank the staff of Life Care Center of Athens for their care of Ellen throughout the years. Those unable to attend may send condolences to Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements