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Obituary: Helen Ann (Cooper) Lee

Obituary: Helen Ann (Cooper) Lee

September 10th, 2017 in Obituaries

Helen Ann (Cooper) Lee, 82, formerly of Jefferson City and St. Louis, died Sunday, September 3, 2017, at her home in Frisco, Texas. She was born August 18, 1935 in Pittsburgh, Pa., daughter of Irving I. and Gertrude B. (Broida) Cooper. Helen married Robert "Bob" E. Lee on November 24, 1956 in Brentwood, Mo. She is survived by her children, R. Jeff Lee and wife Pamela McMurray of Lawrenceville, Ga., and Kristi (Lee) Watkins and husband Jon of Plano, Texas; grandchildren, Chris Lee and wife Jennifer Young, Lindsey Watkins, Natalie Watkins; sisters, Rosemary Kurt and husband Jim of Webster Groves, Mo., Patricia Whitener and husband Jim of Creve Coeur, Mo.; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends. Helen was preceded in death by her husband and parents. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, September 9, at Parkview in Frisco, Texas. Another celebration of her life will take place at SHEPARD FUNERAL CHAPEL, 9255 Natural Bridge Rd., St. Louis (314-426-6000), on Saturday, September 16 with visitation from 12 noon until the funeral service at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be beside her beloved husband Bob at Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Louis. Memorials may be made to Scouting programs, Hurricane Relief, or the charity of your choice. More information at www.ShepardFuneralChapel.com