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Willie Lee S. Kroeze

May 18, 1931 October 1, 2018
Willie Lee S. Kroeze
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Obituary for Willie Lee S. Kroeze

Willie Lee S. Kroeze, 87, died Monday, October 1, 2018 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson.

A native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, she was born May 18, 1931. She was a graduate of Central High School and attended the University of Oklahoma and the University of Mississippi. She was very active in the Jackson community participating in many civic organizations and social clubs. She and her late husband were founding members of Covenant Presbyterian Church. For years, Willie worked in the women’s department at Stein Mart on I-55 in Jackson. It was there she made many new friendships. She retired in 2015.

She is preceded in death by her husband of over 60 years, John O. Kroeze, Sr., in 2015, her daughter, Lee Kroeze; and her sisters, Doris Lindley and Gloria Davis.

She is survived by her son, John O. Kroeze, Jr. and the mother of his children, Kim Kroeze; grandsons: Zackery Athearn (Brooke Foster), Chris Kroeze, and Michael Kroeze; great granddaughter, Adeline Athearn; nephews: Jud Kroeze, Will Davis, and Eddie Davis; nieces, Lisa Gilbert and Lynn Herlihy; sisters-in-law, Jean Gilbert and Barbara Kroeze and other extended family.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson, Dr. Josh Cole, Pastor, Covenant Presbyterian Church, officiating.
Visitation will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 9:15 a.m. on Thursday at Sebrell Funeral Home.

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Visitation

Thursday

4

Oct

8:30 AM 10/4/2018 8:30:00 AM - 9:15 AM 10/4/2018 9:15:00 AM
Sebrell Funeral Home

425 Northpark Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Sebrell Funeral Home
425 Northpark Drive Ridgeland 39157 MS
United States

Graveside

Thursday

4

Oct

10:00 AM 10/4/2018 10:00:00 AM
Lakewood Memorial Park

6000 Clinton Blvd
Jackson, MS 39209

Lakewood Memorial Park
6000 Clinton Blvd Jackson 39209 MS
United States

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Location

Lakewood Memorial Park Final Resting Place

6000 Clinton Blvd
Jackson, MS 39209

6000 Clinton Blvd Jackson 39209 MS
United States
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