Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


May 17, 2013

Willie Mae Beseda Lee Linex

Corsicana —

Willie Mae Beseda Lee Linex, resident of Corsicana, passed away at her home on Tuesday evening, May 14, 2013 after a long battle with cancer with her family by her side at the age of 87.

Willie Mae was born on Sunday, Sept. 13, 1925 in Abbott to Frank E. Beseda and Libby Rose Novotny Beseda.

She is preceded in death by step-mother Anna Beseda, brother Frankie Beseda of Oregon, husband Earnest Linex Jr., husband Gordon Webster Lee, son Ronald Gordon Lee, all of Corsicana.

She is survived by son, Willard Dale Lee and wife Barbara Danice Lee of Kerens, son Michael Don Lee and Michelle Lee of Poetry, daughter Deborah Elaine Garrett and husband Gary Garrett of Corsicana, daughter-in-law Linda Nutt Lee of Corsicana; grandchildren, Mark Lee, Crystal Shepherd, Kevin Lee, Krystie Anderson, Christopher Lee Garrett, Tammy Lee Dorney, Morgan Lee Bermurlen and Meredith McQuiston; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2013 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home Chapel with Bill Honea officiating. Private entombment will be held at Resthaven Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Christopher Garrett, Kevin Lee, Mark Lee, Rocky Shepherd, Dale Bermurlen, Shawn Dorney. Honorary pallbearers are Tyler Lee, Jordan Lee, and Keith Colven.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Navarro Unit memorials, 1000 W. Second Ave., Corsicana, TX 75110.

An online guest book is available at

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

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