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Jean Floyd Lee

March 10, 1935 ~ December 31, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Jean Lee Obituary

          EFFINGHAM – On Sunday morning, December 31, 2023, Jean Floyd Lee, 88, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family.  Jean was born in the Evergreen Community of Florence County on March 10, 1935, to Frank Albert Floyd, Sr., and Alline Campbell Floyd.  She graduated from Florence High School in 1953, attended Columbia College, and graduated from Carolina College of Commerce.  On August 27, 1955, Jean married Gerald L. “Jerry” Lee, and they were together for 68 years.

          Jean worked numerous jobs over the years including Southside High School Study Hall Monitor and receptionist for several doctors in Florence and Darlington.  She retired as the receptionist for Dr. Tillman B. Matthews.

          Jean was an active member of Evergreen Baptist Church, where she worked and served wherever she was needed.  Jean had a beautiful alto voice and sang in the church choir for many years.  She also sang at many weddings and funerals, and sang many times with her cousin Betty Floyd.

         Jean was predeceased by her parents, her husband, and her sister-in-law, Joye V. Floyd.  She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Stephen Orander and Pam and John Jacobs; grandchildren, Holland Jacobs, Natalie Jacobs, Nicholas Jacobs, and Carlee Orander (Ethan White); brother, Frank A. Floyd, Jr.; special cousin, Betty Floyd, and many nieces, nephews and cousins that she loved dearly.

          The family would like to thank Amedysis Hospice, especially nurses Brooke Creel and Jimmy Weaver for their support and care.  And there are not enough thanks for mama’s caregivers, Bertie Clairvoyant, Pam Evans, Pam Armour, Katherine “Kat” Singletary, Lorraine Major and La Tasha Green.  These ladies have become family.

          Funeral services will be Friday, January 5, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. at Evergreen Baptist Church with the committal service following in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends in the church Family Life Center immediately following the committal service.

          Memorials may be made in Jean’s name to Evergreen Baptist Church, 6316 Pamplico Highway, Effingham, SC  29541; Amedysis Hospice Foundation, 3854 American Way, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70816; or the Alzheimer’s Association at act.alz.org.  Please make checks payable to Evergreen Baptist Church, in memory of Jean Lee, or to the Amedysis Hospice Foundation in her memory.


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Funeral Service
January 5, 2024

2:00 PM
Evergreen Baptist Church
6316 Pamplico Highway
Effingham, SC 29541

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The family will greet friends following the service in the Evergreen Baptist Church Family Life Center.

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