Everette E. Lee, 79, of North Wilkesboro passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at his home. Mr. Lee was born March 4, 1940, in Johnston County to Luna Belle Lee.

He was a member of Arbor Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Lee was a longtime horse rancher and raised beagles and bird-dogs.

Everette was preceded in death by his mother.

Surviving are his wife, Linda Peacock Lee; his sons, Everett Wayne Lee and spouse, Helga, of Four Oaks and Roger Dale Lee of Topsail Island; his grandchildren, Justin Lee, Melanie Eller and Oliver Hudson; two great-grandchildren, Ashley Eller and Cash Hudson; his brothers, William Edward Barefoot and spouse, Belinda, of Newton Grove and Anthony Barefoot and spouse, Donna, of Four Oaks; and a sister, Barbara Pleasant and spouse, Doy, of Wake Forest.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 22, 2019, at Arbor Grove Baptist Church off of N.C. 268, with the Rev. Bobby Trott and the Rev. Jimmy Holbrook officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends at Arbor Grove Baptist Church from 1 until 2 p.m. Monday, prior to the service.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to his wife, Linda Lee, 6120 Elkin Highway, North Wilkesboro, N.C. 28659.

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.millerfuneralservice.com.

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