Ruth Thompson Lee, 85 of Wilmington formerly of Hampstead passed away Saturday, January 2, 2016 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Lee was born in Onslow County to the late Johnnie Askew and Emma Davis; she also was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Lee.
Survivors include a son, Dwight Lee of Leland; three daughters, Linda Batson and husband Joseph of Surf City, Shirley Lee Bryant of Hampstead, Vickie Lee Peretic of Raleigh, Brenda Lee Hales and husband Harvey of Wilmington; a brother, Ronald Thompson of Belgrade, NC and a sister in law, Marilyn Thompson of Castle Hayne; twelve grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
The family will hold a private service.
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