Rita Lee's obituary , Passed away on June 5, 2024 in Asheville, North Carolina

Rita Lee

March 13, 1955 - June 5, 2024 (69 years old)

Asheville, North Carolina

Rita Lee's obituary , Passed away on June 5, 2024 in Asheville, North Carolina

Funeral arrangement under the care of
Anders-Rice Funeral Home & Cremation Center

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Rita Lee Obituary

With heavy hearts, we announce the death of Rita Lee (Asheville, North Carolina), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, who passed away on June 5, 2024 at the age of 69. Leave a sympathy message to the family on the memorial page of Rita Lee to pay them a last tribute.

She was predeceased by : her parents, Hosea Eugene Watford and Barbara JoAnn Cowart Watford; and her brother William "Buddy" Watford. She is survived by : her wife Bonnie Strum; her sons, Christopher Eugene Lee (Laura) and Jesse William Lee (Kristine); her stepchildren, Charles and Phyllis Strum; her grandson Timothy Roland Lee; her sister Mary Lynn MacFarlane (Jeff); her niece Jenna MacFarlane; her nephew Ryan MacFarlane; and her pets, Benji and Chip. She is also survived by mother and grandmother, always putting her family.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to Blue Ridge Pride, PO Box 2044, Asheville NC 28802 or online at blueridgepride.org/donate.

Funeral arrangement under the care of
Anders-Rice Funeral Home & Cremation Center



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