Howell Lane Lee, 76 of Murrayville, GA died Friday, December 2, 2022, following a decline in health. Lane was born in Gainesville, Ga to Ancel and Ruby Lee. He married his high school sweetheart, Lois Jones Lee and was drafted into the United States Army where he proudly served his Country during the Vietnam War as a gunnery on a Huey helicopter with the 101st Airborne Division.
Mr. Lee worked as a poultry farmer and as a Ground Support Equipment Manager for Eastern Airlines for many years before working alongside his son and nephew developing a successful metal building contracting business, where he later retired. He instilled the “love of ball” in his children where he found joy travelling to watch his daughter, son and later his grandson play ball. He also enjoyed jeep rides in his CJ 7 Jeep, dancing with his wife, watching westerns and grilling the perfect steak.
Mr. Lee is proceeded in death by his parents and several brothers and sisters, but most recently by his son, Bryan Keith Lee.
He is survived by his wife Lois Jones Lee, his daughter Alletta Lee Williams (Dana), his daughter-in-law Sharon Fincher Lee, his grandchildren Tiffany Garner (Scotty), Dylan Lee (Shelby), Shelby Prichett (Joel), 6 great grandchildren and his brothers and sister Lanis Lee, Nancy Little, Leo Lee, and his nephew Sam Little.
Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Thursday, December 8, 2022, at W. R. Strickland & Sons Chapel, Clermont, Ga. Reverend Kyle Savage, Reverend Kenneth Anderson and Beth Conner Buffington will officiate the service. Interment will follow the service at Wahoo Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. W.R. Strickland & Sons, Clermont, Ga.