The Enterprise, White Salmon, WA., December 14, 1995, page 18


     Cula C. Lee, a longtime member of the White Salmon Christian Assembly, died at her home in Hood River on Dec. 6, 1995, at the age of 90.
     Mrs. Lee was born Sept. 28, 1905, in Izzard County, Ark., to Mike and Luci Amanda (Barksdale) Pugh. She grew up in Izzard County, where she lived at Laferty Creek and went to school. She had resided in other areas including Texas and New Mexico, before moving to Hood River in 1935.
     She met and married Albert F. Lee in Texas on March 20, 1926. She was a charter member of the Hood River Assembly of God Church at its beginning. She helped pioneer several small churches in the Hood River and The Dalles areas, as well as throughout the United States. For the past 23 years, she was a member of the White Salmon Christian Assembly.
     Mrs. Lee was preceded in death by her husband in 1980, as well as by two brothers, five sisters, two sons, two daughters, one grand-daughter, one great-grandson and one great-granddaughter.
     Mrs. Lee is survived by children Alvis Lee, Hermiston, Ore., Alvin Lee, Grove, Okla., Hollie Moore, Wilbur, Troy Lee and Loy Lee, both of Hood River, Janet Roberts, Portland, Ore., Hedley Lee, Irrigon, Ore., Randal Lee, Hood River; 33 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren and 5 great, great-grandchildren.
     Services for Mrs. Lee were held Sunday, Dec. 9, 1995, at 1:30p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Hood River, with Pastor Dennis Conner officiating. Interment followed at Pine Grove Cemetery.
     Memorials may be made to the White Salmon Christian Assembly church missionaries fund.
     Anderson Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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