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Mrs. Gladys Boatright Lee, 75

Mrs. Gladys Boatright Lee, 75, of Alma passed away Feb. 2 at Twin Oaks Nursing Home after a short illness.
She was born in Effingham County Oct. 18, 1943, to the late Marvin Tanner Sr. and Thirsie Richardson Tanner. Her husband of 36 years, Voughna “Barney” Boatright and four brothers, Eugene Tanner, Warren Tanner, Lonnie Tanner and Marvin Tanner Jr, preceded her in death. She was a member of New Hope Southern Congregational Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Jerry Lee of Alma; children, Bill Boatright (Deneana) of Alma and Lisa Boatright Austin (Randy) of Jesup; step-children, Chad Lee (Patricia), Chris Lee (Leann) and Julie Brown (Stacey) all of Alma; brothers, Donnie Tanner and Ronnie Tanner of Hazlehurst; sisters, Faye Cothern and Connie Walls (Kendall) of Hazlehurst; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services were held Feb. 5 in the chapel of Crosby Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Varnadore and the Rev. Tommy Davis officiating. Interment was at Hall Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were James Jordan, Chris Stewart, Joe Stewart, Jeffery Stewart, Steve Thompson, Dewayne Walsh and John Stewart. All others in attendance were considered honorary escorts.
Crosby Funeral Home was in charge.

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