Edith Lyle Lee
Departed in Melbourne, Florida, on April 11, 2019
Edith Lyle Lee, 89, of Melbourne, Florida left to be with her Lord and Savior on April 11, 2019 in her home surrounded by family.
She was preceded in death by her parents Owen and Fern Weller, and her husband John Earl Lee. She is survived by her three children: Charlotte Godfrey of Valrico, Florida, Don (Lorri) Lee of Melbourne Florida, and Patricia (Calvin) Riggs of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, ten grandchildren including Phillip (Pam) Godfrey, Melanie Jones, Matthew (Brittany) Godfrey, Sydney Ruefenacht, Christopher Lee, Aaron Lee, Angelica Lee, Matthew (Brittani) Riggs, John (Loryn) Riggs, and Michael Riggs, and 15 great grandchildren.
Edith was born and raised in Kentucky. In high school she received the Daughters of the American Revolution award and graduated at the top of her class. She was a talented pianist who played piano for WIEL radio station and her church. Edith worked in Elizabethtown as a secretary, was an active member of Severns Valley Baptist Church, and volunteered at the local hospital until she moved to Melbourne, Florida. There she served as church secretary for Central Baptist Church until she retired.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandparent and friend who will be truly missed.
A memorial service will be held in her honor at 2 pm in the Brownlie- Maxwell Funeral Home, Melbourne, Florida on May 18th.
In lieu of sending flowers, donations may be sent to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, a cause that Edith supported for many years.