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Jeanene (Jenrette) Lee

September 25, 1960 ~ June 16, 2020 (age 59)



Tabor City, NC


Jeanene Jenrette Lee born September 25, 1960 died Tuesday, June 16, 2020 in Mcleod Loris Hospital, Loris, SC, she was the daughter of Bettie Gore Jenrette and the late Harry Jenrette Jr.

In addition to her mother she is survived by her husband of 35 years Nelson Lee, children, Madison Lee Ward (Justin) of Old Dock, NC, son, Harrison “Rett” Jenrette Lee of Myrtle Beach, SC and Chessa Jalynn Lee of Tabor City, NC, grandchildren, Nash Ward and Noxx Ward, sisters, Michele Jenrette Williams and husband Jonathan and Wendy Jenrette Fipps and husband Shawn, nephew, Jon Williams.

Jeanene was a teacher and coach for 38 years in the North and South Carolina School Systems. She played four sports at Methodist College and was Ms. Methodist College. She obtained her Master’s degree in Administration. She took the Tabor City High School girls basketball team to the North Carolina State Final 1-A championship game three consecutive years in a row, 1990-1992 for the first time in history. She loved to travel, loved all her students, loved to read and loved the beach. She served her Lord and Savior for 59 wonderful years. She loved her family more than anything. Her giving spirit and loving nature will be missed by all.


Visitation will be held Thursday, June 18, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Inman Ward Funeral Home.


Funeral Services will be held Friday, June 19, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the Tabor City Baptist Church with burial to follow in Gore Cemetery, Miller Rd., Tabor City, NC.


Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, social distancing will be observed and the family encourages all attendees to wear a mask.


A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.

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June 18, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Inman Ward Funeral Home
300 East 5th Street
Tabor City, NC 28463

Funeral Service
June 19, 2020

11:00 AM
Tabor City Baptist Church
200 Live Oak St.
Tabor City, NC 28463

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