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Georgia L. 'Short' Lee
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    St. Mary's, OH 45885

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“I learned to know Georgia at First United Methodist Church and got a huge hug from her every Sunday. What a wonderful lady! Her faith and her...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Diane Elshire - Wapakoneta, OH

“I am so sorry for another death in this dear family. Please know that I am thinking of all of you. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Mary Margaret Barlage - OH

“To the Lee family - you have my deepest sympathy in the loss of Georgia. She was a very nice lady that I got to know from going to Bethlehem...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Sandy Lybarger - Spencerville, OH

“I will miss you Aunt Short. I will forever remember the visits we had when I was your neighbor. You always made me carmels and noodles. I will...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Michele Knoch-Hicks - St Johns, OH

“I am so sorry to have learned that Aunt Short has passed away. She was such an amazing woman. I will miss her dearly! Heaven sure gained a beautiful...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Sherrie Lee-Dennis - Irving, TX


Georgia L. Lee, age 93, of Wapakoneta passed away Saturday evening. She was born March 22, 1924 in Auglaize County to the late Clay and Carrie Morris Knoch. She married Willie Eugene 'Gene' Lee Aug. 15, 1942 and he preceded her in death Oct. 12, 1987.
Georgia was a member of Wapakoneta First United Methodist Church and the Wapak Senior Citizens. She volunteered her talents to make Pillow case dresses for Africa & Haiti and Scarfs for Cancer in Auglaize County.
Survivors include 3 sons: Don Lee of Wapak, Terry (Marcia) Lee of Lima and James (Mary) Lee of Columbus, 9 grandchildren: Chris, Kim, Cory, Tina, Bucky, Ben, Mandy, Stephanie and Amber, 21 great grandchildren and 4 brothers: Ted (Jeanne), Rex (Sharon), Tom (Barb) and Dick Knoch .
She was preceded in death by 7 siblings: Morris, Allan, Clay Jr., Brooks and Bill Knoch, Lucille Bell and Glenna Horman and 2 daughters-in-law Mary Alice Hemmert and Margaret I Hicks.
The family will receive friends 11:00 to 1:00 p.m., Wednesday Oct. 11 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral will follow at 1 with Pastor David Gordon officiating and burial will be in Buckland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Auglaize County Cancer Association.