Stephanie Ranee Lee, and twins, Oliver Jude Lee and Magnolia June Lee, passed from this life Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Shawnee.

Stephanie Ranee Lee, 31, lifelong resident of Bethel Acres, passed from this life Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, along with her twins, Oliver Jude Lee and Magnolia June Lee in Shawnee.

Stephanie was born Oct. 1, 1986, to Robert Eugene Branson and Marilyn Sue (Foster) Johnson in Shawnee.

She was raised in Bethel Acres and attended Bethel Public Schools. Stephanie graduated with the class of 2005 from Bethel High School. After high school she attended Rose State College.

She married Charles LeRoy Lee on June 4, 2011, at New Hope Baptist Church in Tecumseh.

Stephanie worked for Gateway Services and worked as an accountant specialist. She greatly loved her job and the people she worked with.

Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her husband Charles and her daughter, Annabelle; they were her pride and joy. Stephanie loved to draw, paint and make quilts with her Grammie and entertaining her many nieces and nephews. She will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by twins, Oliver Jude Lee and Magnolia June Lee; grandfather, Gene Branson; grandparents, Earl and Elisabeth Foster; and sister-in-law, CaTrinna Smith.

Those left to cherish her memories are her loving husband, Charles LeRoy Lee of the home; her daughter, Annabelle Lee of the home; mother, Marilyn and Johnny Johnson; father, Robert “Rob” and Kelly Branson; mother-in-law, Robertta Lee; grandmother, Judy Branson; four brothers, Jacob Branson, Boe and Terra Johnson, Mike and Kerrie Johnson and Clyde Schimmel Jr.; four sisters, Misty Hogan, Jennifer Schimmel, Baylee Schimmel and Jennifer Elmer; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other extended family and many friends.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 15. Family gathering to greet friends and family will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 15, at Cooper Funeral Home.

Service will be 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 16, at New Hope Baptist Church with Pastor John Mixon, Farris Baptist Church, Akota, and Pastor Will Wilson, New Hope Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will follow at New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

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