Sunday, February 20, 2011

Sentimental Sunday... Otis & Lorene

Otis Lee

Lorene Banet
[1909 - 2005]

Otis Ray Lee Sr. was born 12 Jun 1908, in Kentucky, to Albert and Polly Lee. He was one of five children born to the couple.

He married, Lorene J. Banet, who was born 15 Jan 1909, in Indiana, to Francis Isidore Banet and Adeline Josephine Eve. She was the youngest of eight children.
The couple were married 05 May 1934 in New Albany, Floyd, Indiana.

Otis and Lorene had five children: Emma Jean; Otis Ray, Jr.; Ruth; Norman; and Suzanne.

Otis died in March of 1986. He is buried in the Edwardsville Cemetery, Georgetown, Foyd, Indiana.

Lorene died 27 Mar 2005, and is buried beside of Otis.

In May 2007, their son, Otis Jr. died and is buried in the same cemetery.

Lorene was the sister of my Grandmother, Irene C. Banet Dreher.

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