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  • Margot Lavon Lee

  • Margot Lavon Lee, 87, entered into rest on April 3, 2013 at Freeman West Hospital Joplin, Mo., following a brief illness.
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  • Margot Lavon Lee, 87, entered into rest on April 3, 2013 at Freeman West Hospital Joplin, Mo., following a brief illness.
    She was born March 16, 1926 in Joplin, Mo., to Dr. Miller Coombs and Iona S. Coombs.
    Margot was a lifelong area resident. She was a homemaker and loved being with her family. She also enjoyed golfing and fishing and was a member of the Fortnightly Study Club in Joplin, and Delta Gamma Sorority; PEO in Joplin. Margot was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Joplin, Mo.
    Margot married Bill B. Lee on Dec. 22, 1946 in Joplin, Mo., and he preceded her in death on Nov. 8, 1999. She is also preceded in death by one brother; Art Coombs.
    She is survived by her four sons, Bill Lee and wife, Shary of Carthage, Mo., Robert “Bo” Lee and wife Linda of Joplin, Mo., Tim Lee and wife, Diana of Tulsa, Okla., Gregg Lee and wife, Kathy of Neosho, Mo.; sister, Shirley Ramsour of Joplin, Mo; sister-in-law, Dorothy Coombs of Carthage, Mo; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Clark Funeral Home Chapel of Memories Neosho, MO; Pastor Mark Statler officiating.
    The casket will be closed at service time to remain. Interment will be in IOOF Cemetery Neosho, MO. Visitation will be held 6-7 p.m. Friday, April 5 at Clark Funeral Home.
    In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in memory of Margot may be made to Bright Futures or Crowder College Foundation Scholarship Fund c/o Clark Funeral Home P.O. Box 66 Neosho, MO. 64850.
    Arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho, Mo.
    Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com
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