Patsy Noel Lee, 83, of Columbia, Tenn., passed away Dec. 22, 2020.

She was born in Paragould, and was a pharmacy tech with Fenton Hill Drugstore for many years. Patsy also was a talented interior decorator and spent the last few years sitting with elderly patients.

Patsy was a member at Riverside United Methodist Church in Columbia, and was known for her spunk and feisty attitude. Patsy was called “Gammie” by her grandchildren, and to know her was to love her. She was an accomplished quilter and truly enjoyed being in the community and serving those around her.

She is preceded in death by her husbands, Robert Lee Noel Sr. and Ray Lee; brother, Robert Franklin McDaniel; daughter, Barbara S. Quiggin; and grandson, Eric Holt.

Patsy is survived by her son, Robert Lee Noel Jr. of Columbia, Tenn.; daughters, Pamela Kalakay of Columbia, Tenn., and Shandra (Andy) Blackwell-Rock of Lakeland, Tenn.; sisters, Lenda (Richard) Martin of Grand Blanc, Mich., and Glenda (Warren) Berry; grandchildren, Robert Lee III (Lisa) Noel, Kevin (Amanda) Kalakay, Alisha Quiggin, Ryan Kalakay, Logan (Amanda) Kalakay, Robert Lee “Trace” Blackwell III and Townsend Blackwell; great-grandchildren, Marisa Holt, Raylynn Noel, Karis Holt, Kinsley Kalakay and Cooper Kalakay.

Funeral is Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 1 p.m. at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin, Tenn., with pastor James Norton of Riverside United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at Williamson Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday, one hour prior to the service.

An online guestbook is available at www.williamson

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