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Luther Frank Lee

March 12, 1938 — May 20, 2022

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Mr. Luther “Frank” Lee, age 84, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022 at UNC Johnston Health in Smithfield, NC. Funeral Services will be held 11:00AM-Monday, May 23, 2022 at Rose & Graham Funeral Chapel in Benson, NC.  Revs. Glenn McCullen and Rev. Don Sauls will officiate. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery in Benson, NC.

Mr. Lee was born on March 12, 1938 in Johnston County, NC to the late Marion G. and Alice Johnson Lee. Mr. Lee was a retired Truck Driver and also retired from Dunbar Foods as a warehouse manager.  Following retirement, he worked with Medlin and Dorman Hardware Store in Benson, NC.  Mr. Lee was a US Army Veteran and a member of Banner Post 109 American Legion in Benson, NC.  He was also a member of Benson Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church in Benson, NC. Mr. Lee loved his family, bluegrass music, and gardening.

Surviving include his wife of 56 years, Susan Morgan Lee; son, Terry Lee and wife, Barbara; daughter, Frankie Cole and husband, Carlie; grandchildren, Jason Hoffner and wife, Michele; Megan Hoffner, C.J. Cole, Matthew Cole and wife, Priscilla, and Janna Joyner; many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; sister, Anne Barefoot and husband J.D.; brother, Gerald Lee and wife, Theresa; sister, Janet Capps and husband, Mike; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews; special cat, Yellow Belle.

The family will receive friends 6:00PM-8:00PM, Sunday, May 22, 2022 at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC and other times at the home.  

Flowers are welcomed; however, memorials may be made to Benson Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church, PO Box 177, Benson, NC, Banner Post 109 American Legion, PO Box 153 Benson, NC 27504 or to the Benson Fire Department, 313 S. Elm Street, Benson, NC 27504.

The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers.

Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC.

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Visitation

Sunday, May 22, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Benson

301 W Main St, Benson, NC 27504

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Funeral Service

Monday, May 23, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel, Benson

301 W Main St, Benson, NC 27504

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