Mary Oleta Edgeworth Lee, 94, returned peacefully to the arms of God on October 10, 2015. A Florida resident since 1950, she passed away at Lehigh Acres Health & Rehab.
Oleta was born in Spartenburg, SC on May 8, 1921, to Azarine Geneva and Robert Dewey Edgeworth. She is survived by her three children, Virginia (Gerald) Haas, Raymond F. Lee, III (deceased), and John David (Wanlee) Lee. She was grandmother to seven grandchildren, Matthew, Jennifer, & Ashley Haas; Anna Elizabeth Lee Eskridge & Brooks Lee; Elizabeth Lee & Christopher Lee.
She grew up in Montgomery, AL, and graduated from Lanier HS. In November of 1949, she was married Raymond F. Lee, Jr. and then moved to Williston, FL. In 1951, she moved to Bradenton, FL where she remained an active member of the First Baptist Church of Bradenton for many years. She loved gardening and participated in the Garden Club of Bradenton. In 2011, Oleta moved to Lehigh Acres to be closer to her daughter.
A private family memorial will be held in Hartsville, SC where Oleta will be buried with her parents. Online condolences and memories may be made at: www.fortmyers memorial.com.