Diane Holder Lee, 65, passed away at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford on Monday, May 4, 2020. Born February 24, 1955, in Vardaman, she is the daughter of Lurlene Schmitz Holder and the late Cecil Delane Holder. She was a 1973 graduate of Vardaman High School, and was a member of Derma Baptist Church. She was retired after working many years at Renasant Bank. On December 31, 1990, she married David Lee, Sr, and they have enjoyed 30 years together. In her free time, she enjoyed cooking and cake decorating. She also had a love for interior design. Above all, her family meant the most to her. She cherished the time spent with them, especially the grandkids.
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On Monday morning, God wrapped his loving arms around Diane, and received her into His loving arms. Her family and friends will miss her deeply, but they find some comfort in knowing she is now relieved of all of her earthly struggles, and rejoicing in her Heavenly home.
Pryor Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Lee family.
A Graveside Service celebrating her life will be held Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at 11:00am at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Big Creek. Bro. Roger Reeder will be officiating.
Serving as pallbearers will be Justin Wade, Dale Reynolds, Joe Youngblood, Madi Moore, David Keeton, and Michael Joe Lee.
Honorary Pallbearer will be Bobby Parker.
She leaves behind her husband, David Lee Sr; her mother, Lurlene Schmitz Holder; son, Neal Smith and his wife Catherine of Starkville; step-sons, David Lee, Jr. of Saltillo, and Brandon Lee and his wife Stephanie of Calhoun City; brothers, Jerry Holder of Vardaman, Johnny (Beverly) Holder of Vardaman, Tom (Kim) Holder of Knoxville, and David (Diane) Holder of Batesville, AR; and grandchildren, Larson Lee, Allysen Lee, Anna Scott Lee, Lacy Lee, Campbell Smith, Houston Smith, and Rhett Smith.
She was preceded in death by her father, Cecil Holder; and brothers, Charles Holder and Tim Holder.
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