Mary Sue Parker was born in Lynn on September 2, 1928, the daughter of William B. and Susan (Mills) Parker.
Mary was raised and educated in Tryon and graduated from Tryon High School. She attended Gardner-Webb College (now Gardner-Webb University) in Boiling Springs.
Mary Lee and her late husband, Terry H. Lee, retired to the Naples area in 1988. Following the death of her husband in 1997 Mary remained in the Naples area, enjoying the memories of the life they shared, the warm climate, beautiful surroundings, and their many friends. Mary moved to the Marbella at Pelican Bay in 1999, where she resided until her death. She will be fondly remembered there for her seasonal floral arrangements, decorating skills, and whimsical teddy bears which graced the halls and common areas of the building. Her dignity, grace, and kindness will be long remembered and missed.
Mary is survived by her daughter, Lynda L. (Tom) Waggoner, step-children, Jeffrey H. (Christy) Lee, Andy (Trisha) Lee, Kirby Lee (Richard Loew), Elisa (Evan) Morgan, Clee Lee, and her six grandchildren, Benjamin and Cooper Lee, Eva and Ethan Morgan, and Brian and Lisa Marie Picklesimer.
A memorial service and celebration of Mary&squo;s life will be held at Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008 at 2 p.m. A reception will immediately follow the service at the Marbella at Pelican Bay, 7425 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Naples, Fla. 34108.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to The Shelter for Abused Women and Children, P.O. Box 10102, Naples, Fla. 34101; and The Neighborhood Health Clinic, 120 Goodlette Road North, Naples, Florida 34106. For online condolences, please visit www.fullerfuneralhome.com.
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