Patricia M. Lee


Patricia M. Lee, 73, of Alexis, IL, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born May 20, 1949 in Oquawka, IL, the daughter of Robert Sullivan and Pauline (Anthony) King.  Patricia was raised and educated in Alexis and attended Alexis High School. 

 Patricia married Thomas P. Lee on December 23, 1966 in Alexis, IL; he preceded her in death in April of 2003.

Patricia was a homemaker for many years; she loved taking care of her family.  She also worked for several years as a custodian for the United School District.  Patricia enjoyed gardening, and driving her golf cart.  Most of all she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. 

Surviving Patricia are her children, Thomas P. Lee II of Alexis, IL, Corey R. (Laurie) Lee of Alexis, IL, Michael D. (Heather) Lee of Alexis, IL; her grandchildren, Alissa (Trent) Lee, Tyler Burris, Kalyn Lee, Madisyn Lee, and Cashton Lee.  Also surviving is one brother, Robert Sullivan of Oneida, IL; two sisters, Fern (Larry) Bridges of Alexis, IL, Sheryl Melton of Monmouth, IL; and several nieces and nephews.       

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Thomas P. Lee; and beloved sister, Carolyn Creek. 

The family would like to express their sincere thanks to Mary Hallowell and Laurie Lee for the special care they provided to Patricia.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, IL.  Cremation rites have been accorded.  Interment of her ashes will be in Alexis Cemetery.  Memorials can be made to Patricia Lee Memorial Fund.  McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, IL, is in charge of the arrangements.  For more information or to leave an online condolence please visit,

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