Teresa “Terri” Burch Lee

Published 11:18 am Thursday, October 13, 2016

Teresa “Terri” Burch Lee, 60, of Blackstone, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016.  Terri was predeceased by her mother, father, Gilliam Burch Jr., brothers, Johnny and Mike O’Neill, and Bobby Burch, uncle, Leslie Burch, and her grandparents, Dolly and Gilliam Burch.

She is survived by her husband, John O. “Jay” Lee Jr.; daughter, Courtney Brame Bender (Michael) of Kenbridge; son, Will Brame (Jena) of Victoria; grandchildren, Julianna Grace Bender and Jack Harrison Bender; brother, Jimmy Burch (Donna) of Chase City; aunts, Nancy Kidd and Jeanette Weeks; uncle, Donald Burch, all of Buena Vista; stepdaughter, Amanda Lee Doty (Joie) of Kenbridge; stepsons, Chris Lee (Jieling) of Chesterfield and Nick Lee (Liz) of Blackstone; two step-grandchildren, Michael Davis Lynn and Caroline Elizabeth Lynn; a dear friend, Rhonda Brankley of Skipwith; and her four-legged “children” dogs, “Baylee” and “Kaylee”.

Terri grew up in Buena Vista before moving to Victoria where she graduated from Central High School.  She was CEO of Lee’s Excavating & Grading, Inc.  Terri enjoyed her church family at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, Outer Banks trips with family and friends, shopping, holiday decorating and NASCAR races.

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, at the Joseph McMillian Funeral Home, 1826 Cox Road (Bus. Hwy. 460), near Blackstone.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, October 13 at Crenshaw United Methodist Church, 200 Church Street, Blackstone, VA  23824.  Interment will follow in Lakeview Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to M D Anderson Cancer Center, PO Box 4486, Houston, TX  77210.

Joseph McMillian Funeral Home, Blackstone, is serving the family. www.mcmillianfuneralhome.com.