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Jimmie Lee Jr.

March 28, 1950 ~ February 5, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Jimmie Lee Jr. Obituary

Jimmie Lee Jr., transitioned peacefully on Monday February 5, 2024, surrounded by family. Jimmie was born March 28,1950 to the late Mae Bell and Jim Lee Sr. of Mexia, Alabama. 


Jimmie was employed with Inland Steel in Indiana and retired after 30 plus years of dedicated service.


Jimmie treasured spending time with his children and grandchildren. He found pleasure and comfort in raising and caring for his dogs, as well as gardening and growing his own fruits and vegetables. He also became quite animated when discussing cars, sports, & politics. 


Jimmie is preceded in death by seven brothers; Charles Lee, Robert Earl Lee, Sam Lee, Lawrence Lee, Allen Lee, Benny Lee and Howard Lee; and one sister, Mary Frye.


Jimmie leaves to cherish sons; Tyrone McCants of Shalimar, FL, Corey (Betty) Jones Sr. of Delray Beach, FL and Marcus (Bianca) Lee of Plainfield, IL; grandchildren, Daijagh McCants of Florida, Cory “Pee Wee” Jones, Corey (Debbie) Jones Jr. and Torrell Jones of Florida, Messiah Lee, Mason Lee and Bella Lee of Plainfield, IL; great-grandchildren: Jada, Lyric and Harmony Jones of Florida; Brothers: Samuel Lee of Silver Springs, MD and Willie C. Lee of Mexia, AL; sisters, Mary Nettles of Monroeville, AL and Myrtle (Gene) McGinnis of Frisco City, AL; sisters-in-law: Essie Bell-Lee of Frisco City, AL. Ethel Lee of Mexia, AL. Virginia Lee of Cantonment, FL, Barbara Lee of Frisco City, AL; devoted nieces and nephew: Sandra Watkins of Hinesville, GA and Linda Maye of Repton, AL. Addie Fa-Nita Lee-Galloway of Molino, FL. Lawrence E. Lee of Pensacola, FL; special friend: Mary Garcia, daughters; Laura and Ann, and their children and grandchildren; mothers of Jimmie’s children: Janice McCants, Alice Jones-Lee; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
February 11, 2024

2:00 PM to TBD
Minor-Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.
112 Richards Street
Joliet, IL 60433

Celebration of Life
Sunday
February 11, 2024

3:00 PM
Minor-Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.
112 Richards Street
Joliet, IL 60433

Interment
Monday
February 12, 2024

Time: TBD
Elmhurst Cemetery
1212 E. Washington Street
Joliet, IL 60433

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