Gladys Neal Lee

gladys lee
Arden – Gladys Neal Lee, 83, of 246 Rocky Mountain Way, died Wednesday, August 16, 2006. A native of Abingdon, Illinois, Mrs. Lee was the daughter of the late Emmitt and Della Wiseman Neal and wife of the late William Harold Lee, who died in 2005. Mrs. Lee graduated from Abingdon High School and then served in the Womens Army Corps during WW II. Surviving are three sons, Richard Gary Lee of Fayetteville, William Terry Lee of Weaverville and Michael Emmitt Lee of Weaverville; three grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Friday in the chapel of the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain with the Rev. Tom Swift officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm Thursday at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian and the memorial register is available online by going to “Obituaries” at

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  1. Richard,Terry,Mike,
    This is a very hard time now, but be strong my Brothers ,for the family…Know you have friends that mourn with you all and your families in Asheville as on the flatlands…Losing Mom isn’t easy and the pain doesn’t go away,but the knowing that one day you will be reunited with your Mother and Father will come! Dont mourn her passing, the pain she had is gone and she is with your Father in Heaven…All our hearts love goes out to you,one and all…
    Thinking of you all often…
    Rod,Nan and Heather and Shaylin

  2. Rick, Terry, and Mike, and all your family, Our Love and Prayers are with You all.

  3. Rick, Terry, and Mike-

    Our sincere sympathies go out to you and your family during this time.

    Though I never had the pleasure of meeting Mrs. Lee, your kindness, generosity, and compassion for others shows what a wonderful person and mother she certainly was.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Richard and Nicole

  4. Rick, Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. My condolences to you and your family. May she rest in peace.

  5. To All that attended the Services, sent flowers or Prayed for Mom:

    I’d just like to thank each of you for your contributions to memorialize Mom. For those that didn’t know Mom personally, she was the sweetest, most humble, kindest, nicest and most generous person possible. Mom suffered the last couple years but she is back with Dad, her Mom and Father, and her Beloved Brother and Sisters. We Love You, Mom.


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