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Pauline Lee


Pauline Lee, 91, of McAlester, Oklahoma, passed away Saturday, September 18, 2021, at the Mitchell Manor Nursing Home. Pauline was born on December 12, 1929, in Dibble, Oklahoma, the daughter of Manford Wesley and Bertie Mae (Wilkey) Lee. She graduated from Dibble High School in 1948.

Pauline worked as a store clerk all over the east coast. She also did hotel work in Oklahoma City. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall in Purcell and McAlester. Pauline enjoyed gardening, being outside and playing with her grandkids and great-grandkids. 

Survivors include her son, Monte Lee and wife, Kathryne, of Eufaula, Okla.; daughter, Dana Miller and husband, Kent, of Dibble, Okla.; brother, Leon Lee of Purcell, Okla.; sister, Evelyn Mottinger of Purcell, Okla.; her grandchildren, Stormi Hurst and husband, Brian, Kiowa Abeyta and husband, Rowdy, Montana Lee and wife, Chrissy, Choctaw Lee, Checotah Lee, Dustin Reid and wife, Aurelie, of Durant, Okla., Jaren Haley and Katie of Durant, Okla., Trey Haley of Norman, Okla., and Mason Agee of Dibble, Okla.; great-grandchildren, Astrid Hurst, Landon Hurst, Kristina Reid, Savanna Reid and Audrina Reid.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Ruth Garside and Patricia Alexander.

A graveside service was held 11 a.m., Wednesday, September 23, 2021, at the Bower Cemetery with Brother Christopher Robin officiating. Services were under the direction of Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.hbmfuneralhome.com.