Erwin Ellis Lee

September 13, 1936November 15, 2018

ERWIN ELLIS LEE SYLVANIA, GEORGIA Mr. Erwin Ellis Lee, 82, of Sylvania, passed away Thursday afternoon, November 15, 2018, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. The Screven County native was born September 13, 1937, to the late Eddie H. Lee and Marie Corbin Lee Stregles. He was retired after 32 years service from Union Camp Corporation as a machine operator and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was of the Baptist faith, enjoyed being with his family and especially enjoyed "loafing" with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed being with his "McDonald's breakfast club" friends. He was preceded in death besides his parents by: his brothers, Robbie Lee, Ed Lee, and Marvin (Boknocker) Lee, and sisters, Corrie Hearn, Eunice Hernandez and Teresa L. Harley. Surviving are a Daughter, Tracey Marie Lee Johnson of Sardis, Georgia, a Son and Daughter-in-Law, Ted H. and Susan Lee of Sylvania, a Sister, Clara Lee Banks of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Grandchildren, Ellis Johnson, Krys Johnson, Cody Lee and Amanda Lee, and several Nieces and Nephews. Graveside memorial services will be held Monday, November 19, 2018, at 1:00 P.M. in the Newington City Cemetery with Mr. Carlton Weaver and the Rev. Bill Kent officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be his friends of the "McDonald's Breakfast Club" of Sylvania. Honorary escort will be members of the VFW Post #7116 of Sylvania. Military honors will be accorded at the graveside by members of the U. S. Air Force. The family requests that memorial contributions please be made to: VFW Post #7116, c/o Robert C. Reno, 217 North Lake Drive, Sylvania, Georgia 30467 in lieu of flowers. Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home of Sylvania is in charge of arrangements. (912-564-2331).


  • Graveside Memorial Service Monday, November 19, 2018
  • Burial Following At Monday, November 19, 2018
  • Visitation Following Service Monday, November 19, 2018

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