Eunice "Tootsie" Little Lee, a beloved member of the community, has sadly passed away on January 1, 2024. She was born on October 30, 1951 to the parent age of the late F.M. Little and Edna Edwards Little. Throughout her life, she touched the hearts of those around her with her kind and welcoming nature.
Eunice spent her career working in the Textile Manufacturing Company, where she made significant contributions with her dedication and hard work. She was admired by her colleagues for her commitment to her craft and the high standards she set for herself.
Education played an important role in Eunice's life. She received her education from the public schools of the Taylor County School System. Her commitment to learning and personal growth was evident in everything she pursued.
Described as having a quiet sweet spirit, "Tootsie" had a gentle demeanor that made everyone feel at ease in her presence. Her kind-heartedness and willingness to lend a helping hand were qualities that endeared her to all who knew her.
Outside of work, Eunice found joy in simple pleasures. She enjoyed cooking and relished in preparing delicious meals, especially seafood dishes. Gathering around the table with her family brought her immense happiness as she cherished their time together.
Eunice will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her. She leaves behind a loving family who will forever hold memories of her close to their hearts. Eunice was married to Robert E. Lee Sr., from Reynolds, Ga., who stood by her side through thick and thin.
Her children, Robert E. Lee Jr., Carey E. Lee, and Derrick Lee were a constant source of pride and joy for Eunice. She showered them with love and support throughout their lives, guiding them with wisdom and encouragement.
Eunice also shared deep bonds with her siblings: Mary Little, Terry Raines, Lizzie "Jackie" Little, Eula Green, Steve "Darren" (Deborah) Little, Willie (Shirley) Little, Frank Little, and brothers and sisters-in-law Fennie Lee, Willie Lee, Ida (Willie) Raines. They formed an unbreakable bond of love and support that provided strength in both good times and bad.
Eunice's legacy extends beyond her immediate family. She was a loving grandmother to Dontavis Lee, Shanteria Lee, Jasmine Cotton, Marquavis Cotton, Brana Cotton, Alexis Lee, and Derrick Hicks. Her grandchildren were a source of joy and inspiration to her, and they will forever carry her love in their heart.
She was preceded in death by her siblings Forest Little, Jennifer Little Respress, Lora Ann Little, and Beaulah Little Wade.
Eunice Little Lee has left an indelible mark on the lives of those she encountered. Her memory will be cherished and honored by all who knew her. As we bid farewell to this remarkable woman, let us remember the warmth she brought into our lives and strive to emulate the kindness and love she showed us all.
May Eunice's soul rest in eternal peace as her spirit continues to live on in the hearts of those who loved her.