Modern Woodmen Ad

Mother Iris Nell (Jones) Lee

August 14, 1943 ~ August 10, 2020 (age 76)

Listen to this obituary

Mother Iris Nell Jones Lee, 76, transitioned on Monday, August 10, 2020 at her residence in New Albany.

Mrs. Iris Nell Jones-Lee was born August 14,1943 in Jefferson Davis County to the late Plato and Susie Jones

At a early age Iris joined Mt. Zion M.B Church where accepted the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Iris was united in Holy Matrimony to the late Joseph Earl Lee Sr. on February 14,1964 and to this union seven children were born.

Mrs. Iris Nell Lee departed this life on Monday August 10, 2020 at her residence in New Albany MS.

Mrs. Iris owned a restaurant in New Orleans LA called Nells Cafe. She was employed at the cafeteria in the New Albany School System. She also volunteered at the hospital. Mrs. Lee was a all around great person

She is proceeded in death by 1 daughter Belinda Jones, 4 sisters Georgia Barnes, Catlina Jones, Annie Lou Jones , Rosie Jackson . 8 brothers Henry Jones, Alton Jones, Alfonzo Jones, Cecil Jones, Paul Jones Sr., Joe Jones, Jessie James Jones, L.C. Jones.

Precious memories will linger in the hearts of 2 daughters Joyce Lee , Sharon (Robert) Polk of New Albany MS, 4 sons Joseph (Michelle) Lee Jr. of New Albany MS, Jamel (Felisha) Lee of Horn Lake MS, Jamaal Lee of New Albany MS, and Javon Lee of Atlanta GA. 14 grandchildren Brandon, Kentrell, India, Jordan, Jarvis, Iris Rose, Jaklyn, Nylissia, Makhia, Lanice, Rakel, Camille, Karlee, Major. 7 Great-Granchildren Brandis, Lorendre, Kingstyn, Kaia, Amauri, Kentrell Jr. and Jackson. 2 sisters Flossie Powell of Prentiss MS, Edna M. (Louis) Scott of Detroit MI. A special God-Daughter Samantha Jones of New Orleans LA. An a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends.

Visitation will take place on Sunday, August 16, 20202 from 3-5p.m. at Serenity-Simmons Funeral Home Chapel in New Albany. Serenity-Simmons Funeral Home of New Albany is in charge of the arrangements.


August 16, 2020

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Serenity-Simmons Funeral Home
722 Coulter Drive
New Albany, MS 38652

Private Service

Leave a Comment