Thelma Jean “Jeanie” Lee was born July 18, 1947 in Hutton Valley, Missouri, the daughter of Albert Edward and Marion Ethel (Peasley) Gimpel. She departed this life on September 28, 2013 at Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains, Missouri, after a battle with cancer. She was 66 years old.
Jeanie was united in marriage to Eldon Potts in June, 1971 and to this marriage, one child was born, Tammy Elaine Potts.
She was united in marriage to James Eugene Lee on December 30, 2008 at Clear Springs, Missouri.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert Edward and Marion Ethel Gimpel; sibling, Herman Dale Gimpel; and grandparents, Homer and Maude Ziegler and Albert Louis and Martha Gimpel.
Jeanie is survived by her husband, James, of the family home in Willow Springs, MO; daughter, Tammy Elaine McCall and husband, Tom, of Birch Tree, MO; granddaughter, Carmen Mykel Barton and special friend, of Willow Springs; great grandchildren, Dakoda Lee Cornett and Zoey Rayne Barton; seven siblings, Clara Mae Bradford of Clear Springs, MO, Albert Edward “Sonny” Gimpel, Jr. and wife, Darlene, of Dexter, KY, Louise Smith and husband, George, of Summersville, MO, Doug Gimpel and wife, Jennifer, of Mountain View, MO, Esther Kenaga of Mountain View, Viola Dogoli of Mountain View, and Patricia German and husband, Edward, of Summersville, MO; stepchildren, Keith Lee and wife, Becky, of Willow Springs, and Kim Frazier and husband, Brian, of Battlefield, MO; several step grandchildren and a new step great grandson; several nieces, nephews and numerous friends.
Jeanie’s most beloved thing in life was her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved life and enjoyed spending time visiting with family and friends.
Visitation will be Tuesday October 1, 2013, 6 – 8 p.m. at Yarber Mortuary, with Funeral Services Wednesday October 2, 2013, 10 a.m. at Yarber Mortuary