Kingsport Times-News: Evelyn McCowan Lee

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Evelyn McCowan Lee

• May 16, 2018 at 2:38 PM

COEBURN, VA - Our precious mother, Evelyn McCowan Lee of Coeburn, VA. went home to be with the Lord Monday, May 14, 2018 at the age of 77.

She was preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband, Herbert Lee; her mother Ida McCowan; her father James McCowan; her brothers-Brian McCowan, Bobbie McCowan, and Buddy McCowan; and her sisters, Jenny Williams, Faye Lee, Margaret Lee, Amanda Virole, and Patty Mouncey.

She is survived by two sisters Pauline (Jack) Rose of Richmond, VA., and Eula (Junior) Fields of Bluefield, VA.; one brother Ralph McCowan of Coeburn; her children Pam (Dale) Fields of Abingdon, Tony (Lisa) Lee of Coeburn, Mike (Lora) Lee of Coeburn, Patricia (Mike) Grimes of Coeburn, Gary (Shonna) Lee of Coeburn, Larry (Kristi) Lee of Norton, Scott (Angie) Lee of Coeburn. She also had nine grandchildren Amber Fleming, Kristen Bell, Brandon Grimes, Cody Grimes, Kayla Hollyfield, Natasha Lee, Dawson Lee, Holly Lee, and Veronica Lee, nine great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews all of whom she loved dearly.

She loved her husband with all of her heart and mourned his passing but knew she would see him again. Her family was her life. She prayed many, many prayers for them and wanted to see them all saved.

But most of all she loved her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was a dedicated member of the Old Maple Grove Baptist Church. She loved worshipping with her church family.

The family will receive friends Thursday, May 17, 2018 5 P.M. to 7 P.M. at the Sturgill Funeral Home 310 6th Street NW Coeburn, VA. Celebration of Life will be held at 7 P.M. in the chapel with Pastor Les Ritchie officiating. Graveside Services will be conducted 11 A.M. Friday, May 18, 2018 at the New Maple Grove Church Cemetery. The family and friends will meet at 10 A.M. Friday at the funeral home to go in procession to the cemetery. Please visit to sign guest register book online. Sturgill Funeral Homes 310 6th Street NW Coeburn, VA. 24230 in charge of arrangements.

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