RALEIGH - Willa Mae Branch Lee, a native of Franklin County, died Friday, June 5, 2009. Funeral services will be Thursday, June 11, at noon at Wake Chapel Church, with a viewing from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Interment will be in Carolina Biblical Gardens.

The wake will be from 6-8 tonight (Wednesday, June 10) at Carlton L. Gray Funeral Chapel.

Surviving: children, William “BJ” Lee Jr., Mamie M. Branch, Phyllis M. Branch, Nancy L. Jones, Eugenia L. Hodges and Felecia L. Dawson; one brother, Charlie Branch Sr.; seven grandchildren; one great-grandson.