Wetzel Zane Lee


Wetzel Zane Lee, 79, of Worthington, Kentucky went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in King’s Daughters’ Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky.

Wetzel was born June 24, 1936 in Cabin Creek, West Virginia, a son of the late Russell and Ruby Fitzpatrick Lee.

He was a member of the Wurtland Missionary Baptist Church where he used his God-given talent to serve as pianist for many years.

He was a retired conductor for CSX with 30 years of service.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by

5 brothers Tom, Bob, Pat, Jack, and Richard Lee

one infant sister

two step-daughters Linda Spears and Sandra Woods-Slaughter.

He is survived by his wife of 25 years Hazel Pennington Lee

2 sons James and Rhonda Lee of North Carolina

Jack and Lisa Lee of North Carolina

2 daughters Wendy Lee and Rick of West Virginia

Dawn and Douglas Adkins of North Carolina

1 step-son Jerry and Cheryl Pennington of Raceland, Kentucky

1 step-daughter Donna and Mike Maddox of Russell, Kentucky

1 brother William and Jo Lee of Florida

2 grandchildren Jeffery and Nicole Motes of North Carolina

Mary Lee of North Carolina

7 step-grandchildren and 7 step-great grandchildren

Funeral Service will beat 11:00 am Friday, July 17, 2015 at Wurtland Missionary Baptist Church by Rev. Clyde Bowling. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, Kentucky. Visitation will be Thursday from 6-8 pm at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup and one hour before the service on Friday at the church. In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Gideons International

Greenup County Gideons

P.O. Box 293

Greenup, Kentucky 41144

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