LEE, Julia C. 100, of Mechanicsville, VA joined her beloved husband of 58 years in heaven, Wednesday, June 16, 2021. She was also preceded in death by a son, Howard Lee; a sister, Roslie Proctor, and a brother, Bill Campbell. Julia is survived by her devoted children, Heather Smith, Oliver H. Lee, III (Chrissy), and Laura Lee (Lee Marks); 4 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; and many nieces, nephews, neighbors, and friends. The family would like to offer a special thank you to Barbara Crouch, Julia’s longtime friend and caregiver for her loving care and devotion over the years. Julia enjoyed many different hobbies during her long life including, reading, music, gardening, history, and travel. She was a longtime volunteer at Sheltering Arms Hospital and local hospice organizations. She was a self-taught piano player. In her 70’s she attended Virginia Tech and earned a certificate in Horticulture, which allowed her to be a judge for several garden clubs. She was also a past president of her garden club for several years. Julia cherished her family and was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother and will be greatly missed. The family will receive friends at Julia’s home, 7085 Mill Valley Rd., Mechanicsville, VA 23111, Monday, June 21, 2021, from 4 – 7 pm. A graveside service will be held at 1 pm, Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Signal Hill Memorial Park, 12360 Hanover Courthouse Rd., Hanover, VA 23069. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to Sheltering Arms Hospital.
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