Shirley Whinery Lee

Lawrenceville, GA Shirley Jean Whinery Lee, age 86, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on May 4, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Chester Lee; son, William Curtis Lee; parents, Lewis and Ray Belle Whinery; brother, Ron Whinery; step-mother, Christine Whinery. She is survived by her daughter, Vanessa (Randall) Luther, Lawrenceville, GA; son, Robert lee, Lawrenceville, GA; seven grandchildren, Chad Lee, Trevor Lee, Preston Luther, Shawn Luther, Christopher Luther, Aaron Lee, Andrew Lee; one great-grandson, Carson Lee; sister, Fran (Phil) Misterly. Mrs. Lee was born September 28, 1934 in Miami, Florida. She was a 1952 graduate of Miami Edison High School. Then she continued her education as a 1956 graduate of the University of Florida, Tallahassee, FL with a Bachelors Degree in Education and then continued to graduate in 1984 from the University of West Florida where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science. Mrs. Lee also had a Masters Degree in Education. She retired from the Navy Base in Pensacola, FL after 17 years of service. She was a teacher in Pensacola, FL for 5 years before going back to college to further her education. Mrs. Lee was a school teacher for the Dade County School System for 21 years. She was a member of Olive Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida and she loved ceramics, cross-stitching and shopping. A Funeral Service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 11, 2021 in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home, Buford, GA with Dr. Lamar Holley officiating. Interment will be held on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.at GA National Cemetery, Canton, GA. The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 11, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com. Arrangements By: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA (770) 932-1133.

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