Laura Elva Smith ‘Suze’ Lee

Published 3:42 pm Monday, October 29, 2018

Laura Elva Smith “Suze” Lee, 93, died on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 at Accordius Health in Clemmons.

She was born in Davie County to the late Robah Gray and Bessie Lee King Smith and graduated from Farmington High School in 1942. Mrs. Lee was the last surviving sibling of her 7 brothers and sisters; Leo Gray Smith, Evelyn Grace Smith Langston, Everette Sherril Smith, Earl James Smith, Kermit Franklin Smith, and Doris Ellen Smith Drawdy. She was preceded in death by her husband of many years, Ralton Eugene Lee.

Mrs. Lee was a devoted wife and mother and an excellent homemaker. She enjoyed reading, sewing, crocheting, and working in her flower and vegetable gardens. Mrs. Lee was known for her kind, generous nature, quick wit, and excellent cooking and baking skills.

Survivors: a son, Neal, of the home; and many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

A graveside memorial service will be held for Mrs. Lee at Yadkin Valley Baptist Church on Yadkin Valley Road in Advance at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4.