Verna Mae Lee, 85, of Green River, Wyoming, passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at her home. A long-time resident of Green River, Wyoming, and former resident of Roy, Utah, Mrs. Lee died following a brief illness.
She was born on December 8, 1928, in Ogden, Utah, the daughter of the late Grant T. Bishop and Elizabeth Brown Bishop.
Mrs. Lee attended schools in Morgan, Utah.
She married Wayne Lee Sr. in Round Valley, Utah, on December 24, 1946 and he preceded her in death on April 3, 1988.
Her interests were camping, hunting, gardening, going to garage sales, working puzzles, listening to old country songs and watching old movies.
Survivors include five sons Tom Lee of Ogden, Utah; Mike Lee of Green River, Wyoming; Carl Lee of Utah; Jerry Lee of Green River, Wyoming; and Ken Lee of Rock Springs, Wyoming; three daughters Pat Lee of Green River, Wyoming; Roxanne Feilding of Roy, Utah; and Doris Kempton of Superior, Wyoming; two brothers Gary Bishop and Ernie Bishop both of Fort Collins, Colorado; two sisters LaRue and Darlene both of Colorado; 32 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son Wayne “Butch” Lee Jr.; two daughters LuAnn Layton and Dorothy Oram; two brothers Burt Bishop and Donnie Bishop; and two grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Walker Mortuary, 45 West 200 North in Morgan, Utah, on Saturday, June 14, 2014, from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Graveside services will follow immediately following the viewing at the South Morgan Cemetery in Morgan, Utah.
Send condolences to the family at www.walker-mortuary.com