Bulloch County Farm Bureau President Lannie Lee dies
By: Georgia Farm Bureau
3/8/2017 11:15:46 AM
Lannie Lee, who served as Bulloch County Farm Bureau President since 2007, died on March 1. He was 96.
Lee, a Farm Bureau member since 1947, was recognized during the Leadership Luncheon at the American Farm Bureau Federation Convention in January.
He served as a mechanic in the U.S. Army Air Force from 1943 to 1946, working on planes in England and Germany during World War II.
Lee joined Farm Bureau in 1947 and began farming with his brothers after returning from Europe, growing field crops and raising cattle. He served as president of the Brooklet Farm Bureau Chapter in the 1950s. He became a Bulloch County Farm Bureau director in 1973 and served as vice president for 34 years before succeeding the late M.L. Miller in 2007.
Lee was preceded in death by his wife, Marcia, to whom he was married for 42 years before her death in 1992. They had two daughters, Patricia Morton and Cathy Marchette, a son, Mark, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Condolences may be sent to: Lee famiy, 1619 Stanford Dr., Statesboro, GA 30461. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Lannie Lee Scholarship. Donations may be sent to Bulloch County Farm Bureau, P.O. Box 366, Statesboro, GA 30459, to the attention of Amy Anderson.
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