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Lee Ellen Chisum passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at her home in New Boston, Texas. She was 80.

Lee Ellen was born November 3, 1938 in New Boston, Texas to Vernon Guy and Ellen Keeton Edwards.  She was a former Lab Tech and a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church in New Boston, Texas.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Edward Ray Chisum; two brothers, John Edwards and Harry Guy Edwards; and one sister, Barbara Ann Edwards.

She is survived by three daughters and one son-in-law, Anita and Russ Crosby of Alpharetta, Georgia, Sandy Turner of Kenosha, Wisconsin and Judy Chisum of New Boston, Texas; one son and daughter-in-law, Benny and Toni Chisum of Hoschton, Georgia; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Verna and W.E. Karl of Tomball, Texas and Margie and Sam Smith of Hooks, Texas; one brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Moorelee Edwards of Dallas, Texas; twelve grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and numerous other family members and friends. 
Memorial Services will be 9:00 A.M. Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Autumn Wind Assisted Living in New Boston, Texas.  
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