White Funeral Home


James Byron Lee Sr.

January 23, 1952June 22, 2020

James Byron Lee, Sr., 68, of Lumberton, passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020 in the Pearl River County Hospital, Poplarville.

Mr. Lee was born January 23, 1952 in Lumberton to James Carl Lee and Margaret Dearman Lee-Ladner. He was a retired maintenance supervisor with Cooper Power Systems in Lumberton.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one sister, Phyllis Bryson Lee; and one grandson, Zachary Runnels.

Family members include three children, Byron (LaCosta) Lee of Lumberton, Tonia Schaidt of Wiggins, Shelby (Jaclyn) Lee of Lumberton; one sister, Peggy (the late Doyle) Johnson of Lumberton; ten grandchildren, J.D. Lee, Conner (Jordan) Lee, Triston Lee, Paige Lee, Robyn Runnels, Savannah (Brady) Cerniglia, Daniel Cameron, III, Landry Skelton, Brennen Lee, Avery Lee; four great grand children, Tommy Lee, Sailor Jo Lee, Teagan Lee, Lainey Lee; and a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at White Funeral Home (102 North 1st Street, Lumberton, MS, 39455) on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in Elder Ridge Cemetery. The family will have visitation from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm, Wednesday at the funeral home.

White Funeral Home, (601) 796-2781.