Obituary of Anita Lee

Anita Felipa Lee, age 68, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, January 12, 2020, at her home.

She was born May 11, 1951, in St. Joseph, Missouri, the daughter of Andrew James Henderson and Ida Jones Henderson.  She was united in marriage to Earnest L. Lee, Sr.

In earlier years, Anita had been employed by Coleman Company.  She later worked at Aerosol in Neodesha, Kansas for thirteen years.  She moved to Ft. Scott in 2013 to be near her family.  She was a member of the Ft. Scott Church of the Nazarene.  Anita did her best to live a life that showed love to others.  Fishing was one of her favorite hobbies.


Survivors include her son, James Leroy Lee (Tonya), of Ft. Scott and a daughter, Shenia Maria Wolf (Eric), of Joplin, Missouri; three grandchildren and a great-grandson.  Also surviving is a sister, Illana Turner, of Savannah, Missouri.  Her husband, Earnest, preceded her in death in 1993.

She was also preceded in death by four brothers, James, Leonard, Lloyd and Archie Henderson and five sisters, Daisy Cress, Dixie Miller, Maudie Shelton, Lottie Floydia and Thelma Schneider.


Rev. Virgil Peck will conduct a memorial service at 1:30 P.M. Friday, January 17th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.  Memorials are suggested to the Ft. Scott Church of the Nazarene and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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