Shelia Ann Lee, of Alto, Texas, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the age of 71, surrounded by her family.
Shelia was born August 30, 1949 in Houston, Texas to the late James Hamilton Spracklen and Bertie Lee Spracklen. She is survived by her husband of 28 years, Richard B. Lee; daughter Elizabeth I. Sarver; sons Elijah T. Spracklen, Bruce M. Richardson, and Jim Lee and his wife Riley; grandchildren Jayden Richardson, Jonathan Hurst, and Ryann and Reagan Lee; sisters Sandy (Doug) of Florida, and Kim (Tracy) of Texas, and many nieces and nephews and family and friends.
Shelia was a world-renowned accordion teacher and player. She spent many years in Galveston, Texas, and experienced a love for the city’s rich cultural history. Shelia enjoyed reading fiction, gardening, and traveling. She held a deep love for creative endeavors and sought to cultivate her lifelong passions and encouraged her family and friends to do the same.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20th at Lawson Memorial Chapel in Walnut Springs, Texas. Pastor Richard Creech will preside. Family will receive visitors between 12:00-1:00 p.m. at the chapel.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to National Accordion Association, Inc.
Arrangements were entrusted to Lawson Funeral Home, Meridian, Texas 254-435-2792.
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