Linda L. Lee, age 72, a resident of rural Ft. Scott, Kan., passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018, at her home. She was born November 20, 1945, in Miami, Okla., the daughter of Chester Lee Barrett and Claudia Elrita Miller Barrett. Linda grew up near Bluejacket, Okla. She graduated from Miami High School and Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College also at Miami. She worked at the First National Bank of Miami for 10 years. She married William Keith “Bill” Lee on June 1, 1976, at the Miami Church of God (Holiness). Bill and Linda lived in Miami and later moved to rural Joplin, Mo. While in Joplin she worked as the “lunch lady” for College Heights Christian School. In 1996, the Lee family moved to Ft. Scott, Kan., where Linda worked at the Ward-Kraft Daycare and later as a receptionist for Shepherd Team Auto Plaza. Linda was a woman of faith who was devoted to her God and her family. She faithfully attended Parkway Church of God (Holiness).
Survivors include her husband, Bill, of the home; her three children, Lora Greenwood and husband, Travis, of Owasso, Okla., Matthew Lee and wife, Jill, of Overland Park, Kan. and Valerie Biswell and husband, Curtis, of Merriam, Kan. and grandchildren, Preston, Reagan, Logan, Gavin and Peyton Greenwood and Loralei, Quincy and Jameson Biswell with grandson, Jake Lee due at the end of June. Also surviving are several cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents Lee and Claudia Barrett.
Rev. Eric Going assisted by Rev. Matthew Lee will conduct funeral services at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 6th at the Parkway Church of God (Holiness). Burial will follow in the U. S. National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to Ft. Scott Christian Heights or Kansas Christian College and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.