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Lee, Robert Edward

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Lee, Robert Edward
March 15, 2007 05:35PM
1844-1943" by Wendell H. Rone. Probably published in 1944 by
Messenger Job Printing Co., Inc., Owensboro, Kentucky, p. 401.
Used by permission. [Daviess]

ROBERT EDWARD LEE, Th.M.: The subject of this sketch was born on June
12, 1906, at Prentiss, Mississippi, and is the son of James M. and
Mary E. Lee. He was converted in the month of August, 1918, and was
baptized into the fel1owship of the Whitesand Baptist Church by Rev.
J. Ollie Buckley.
He is a graduate of the Simpson County High School, Mississippi
College, where he received the A.B. Degree, and has also received the
Th.M. Degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in
Louisville, Kentucky. He taught school for one year.
He was ordained by the Whitesand Baptist Church on November 10,
1930, with Revs. J. T. Dale, A. S. Johnston, S. L. Walker, Paul
Booth, and J. H. Fortenberry serving as the ordaining council. He
served the Rocky Hill Church in 1930-1931 and the Mount Zion Church
for six months in 1931. Both of these Churches were in his native
state. After coming to the Seminary he was called to the Dawson,
Maceo, South Hampton, and Yellow Creek Churches in this Association,
serving them from March, 1933, to January, 1940. Since the last
mentioned date he has been pastor of the First Baptist Church of Ft.
Lauderdale, Florida, where he has continued a successful ministry.
The South Hampton, Maceo, and Yellow Creek Churches enlarged their
Sunday School room capacity while he served them as pastor.
He married Miss Theo Clara Thomas on November 6, 1939. They
have two children, one son and one daughter. Brother Lee was a very
useful asset to the work of the Daviess-McLean Baptist Association
while a member of this body and he has a host of friends who follow
with delight his achievements in the Baptist Ministry.

Lee Buckley Dale Johnston Walker Booth Fortenberry Thomas
MS Louisville-Jefferson-KY FL

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