Patsy Noel Lee, age 83, a resident of Columbia, Tennessee passed away Dec. 22, 2020. She was born in Paragould, Arkansas and was a pharmacy tech with Fenton Hill Drugstore for many years. Patsy also was a talented interior decorator and spent the last few years sitting with elderly patients.
Patsy was a member at Riverside United Methodist Church in Columbia, Tennessee who was known for her spunk and feisty attitude. Patsy was called "Gammie" by her grandchildren and to know her was to love her. She was an accomplished quilter and truly enjoyed being in the community and serving those around her.
She is preceded in death by her husbands, Robert Lee Noel, Sr. and Ray Lee; brother, Robert Franklin McDaniel; daughter, Barbara S. Quiggin; and grandson, Eric Holt. Patsy is survived by her son, Robert Lee Noel, Jr. of Columbia, Tennessee; daughters, Pamela Kalakay of Columbia, Tennessee and Shandra (Andy) Blackwell-Rock of Lakeland, Tennessee; sisters, Lenda (Richard) Martin of Grand Blanc, Michigan and Glenda (Warren) Berry; grandchildren, Robert Lee III (Lisa) Noel, Kevin (Amanda) Kalakay, Alisha Quiggin, Ryan Kalakay, Logan (Amanda) Kalakay, Robert Lee “Trace” Blackwell, III and Townsend Blackwell; and great-grandchildren, Marisa Holt, Raylynn Noel, Karis Holt, Kinsley Kalakay and Cooper Kalakay.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, with Pastor James Norton of Riverside United Methodist Church officiating. Interment to follow in Williamson Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Visitation will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 615 794-2289 williamsonmemorial.com