Lois Jean (Lochala) LeeNovember 5, 1933 ~ May 29, 2019 (age 85)
Lois Jean Lochala Lee, 85, of Crossett, AR passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the Somerset Senior Living in Crossett. She was born on Nov 5, 1933, to her parents, William and Jennie Ready Lochala. Lois was a lifelong resident of Crossett, a 1951 graduate of Crossett High School, a faithful member of Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church and the Crossroads Ladies Good Neighbors Club. For twenty-five years, she worked for Georgia Pacific in the Plywood Mill, where she retired as a tool room clerk in 1994.
Lois Jean was a sweet talker who was full of fun and laughter. She had a "larger than life" personality and as a child was the apple of her Daddy’s eye. She was also a fantastic cook and enjoyed cooking breakfast for her husband and his fox-hunting buddies, which included her well known cat head biscuits. She loved decorating, going dancing, playing Canasta with her friends and going on road trips with her best friend, John Floyd.
Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Travis Young Lee; one son, Larry Mac Lee; two brothers, Billy and Bobby Lochala and one special friend, John Floyd.
She is survived by two daughters, Janiece Bracy, Jennifer Walker and husband, Donny; and one son, Malcolm Lee all of Crossett; nine grandchildren, Melanie, Andy, Amanda, Shannon, Jacob, Ashley, Dustin, Sunni, and Evan; nine great-grandchildren, Elijah, Ty, Cade, Parker, Owen, Caleb, Brody, Jace, and Spencer, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 1st at Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church, 1018 Ashley RD. 14 N, Crossett with Bro. Lloyd Gibbs officiating, followed by interment at Crossroads Cemetery under the direction of Medders Funeral Home. Pallbearers are Andy Rice, Josh Martin, Dustin Walker, Elijah Bracy, Ty Cobb, Cade Cobb, and Jacob Lee. Honorary pallbearers are Morris Herrington, Jason Roberts, Scott Parker, Caleb Martin, Evan Lee, Parker Rice, Brody Martin, and Owen Rice.
Visitation will be from 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 31st, at Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to the children and youth programs of Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church.
Children and Youth Programs of Jarvis Chapel Baptist Church
1018 Ashley Rd 14 N, Crossett AR 71635