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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
James Lee

James W. Lee

Monday, November 28th, 1932 - Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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James “Jim” Lee, Jr., 87, of Carthage, passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at the Sarcoxie Nursing Center, Sarcoxie, MO.

Jim, the son of the late James W. and Esther (Phillips) Lee, Sr., was born on November 28, 1932 in Carthage, MO. Jim served his country in the United States Navy. Jim worked for himself on their farm raising crops and some cattle, and in the winter worked for Jones Bros. Construction Company. He enjoyed raising registered collies and riding horses.

He married the love of his life, Marianna Grant, on November 24, 1954. Additional survivors include a daughter, Susan Foster and her husband Steve of Wright City, MO; a granddaughter, Jennifer Mosby and her husband Colby of Bella Vista, AR., two great-grandchildren, Alana and Josiah; one brother Tom Lee and wife Barbara of Four Oaks, NC; two sisters, Phyllis Anne Gatliff of Carthage, MO and Lois Bradley of Durham, NC.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Mason-Woodard Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time Tuesday at the Mortuary. Burial will follow the service at the Sarcoxie Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Souls Harbor of America of Joplin in care of the mortuary.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory, Joplin.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Mason-Woodard Chapel
    Address
    3701 East 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Service

    Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Mason-Woodard Chapel
    Address
    3701 East 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    William Mosby

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Love, Elizabeth Lee Barnicle

Posted at 01:56pm
Aunt Marianna and Susan, My heart is with you and your family. Uncle Jim was a wonderful Uncle to me. He let me ride horses! May he rest in peace.
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Evelyn Nelson

Posted at 10:23am
Uncle Jim had such a gentle countenance. I always think of him & Marianna whenever I see a John Deere tractor. Peace be with you.
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Don, Kathy, Brendan, Casey, Nicholas, & Kendall -N

Posted at 08:03am
Marianna, Susan and Family, Our deepest sympathies for your loss. I believe Jim will remain in our fondest memories and rest in peace.
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Vicky Pachlhofer ( from Roses stable)

Posted at 12:32pm
Marianne, so sorry about Jim. Know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. I think of you guys and all the fun we used to have at the horse shows.
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Steve

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