Marilyn Honea Lee Obituary

NOVEMBER 12, 1935 – SEPTEMBER 3, 2023



Marilyn H. Lee passed away Sunday, September 3, 2023. She was born on November 12, 1935 in Nacogdoches, TX to Ruey M. Honea and Sallie Boatman Honea. She graduated from Central Heights High School and Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in education. She was employed as a teacher in Port Arthur School District and Nederland School District.

August 10, 1957, Marilyn married her “special one” Joe M. Lee. In 1980 she entered the Real Estate business as a salesperson until her retirement in 1994, as Sales Manager of American Real Estate in Nederland, TX.

She is preceded in death by her parents and a son, Joe M. Lee Jr., and survived by her husband of 66 years, Joe M. Lee; two daughters Sheila Lee Rachal and her husband Joel Rachal of Gonzales, LA, and Sally Lee Kujawa and her husband Joseph Kujawa of Nacogdoches, TX; five grandchildren Courtney Suzette Rachal, Ashley Marilyn Kujawa Galloway and husband Adam Galloway, Dylan Lee Jager-Kujawa and husband JJ Jager-Kujawa, Colton Joel Milam Rachal and wife Emily Rachal, Dalton Sean Kujawa; four great-grandchildren Elizabeth Leigh Galloway, Amelia Rowe Galloway, Theodore Oscar Rachal, and Ricky Joe Jager-Kujawa.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Nacogdoches, TX. She was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution.

Pallbearers: Dylan Jager-Kujawa, Dalton Kujawa, Colton Rachal, Adam Galloway, JJ Jager-Kujawa, and Ricky Jager-Kujawa

Honorary Pallbearers: Raymond Drake Sr., Joel Rachal, Sean Kujawa, Walter Newby, and Randy Johnson

A visitation for Marilyn will be held Friday, September 8, 2023 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors, 5400 North St, Nacogdoches, Texas 75965, followed by a funeral service at 11:00 AM.

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