Lily Chan Lee

May 11, 1932 - November 7, 2020

Lily Chan Lee of Allen, Texas passed away on November 7, 2020 at the age of 88. She was born on May 11, 1932 in Medan, Indonesia. Lily graduated from Peking University in China and she worked for the United States Central Intelligence Agency from 1967-1992. She married Albert Lee on May 5, 1955 in Indonesia.

Lily is survived by her two daughters, Betsy Lee of The Colony, Texas and Grete Cruden of Phoenix, Arizona;  granddaughter, Tina Cannon and great-granddaughter, Quinnlee Cannon.

She was preceded in death by her husband and parents.

In support of our local, state, and federal govt including CDC directives and to protect the physical health, safety and well-being of our community, only a limited number of guests will be allowed to attend the Memorial Service.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 4, 2020 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas. The service will also be live streamed at on Lily’s obituary page by clicking on the following link: After the service, the recorded live stream will be available for viewing at the same link location.

However, when the maximum number of guests are reached, those who would like to honor Lily and show their support to herfamily may remain at the funeral home in your vehicle, where you can watch the live streamed service on your personal device (laptop, tablet or smartphone) or listen through a designated FM radio channel.

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I treasure moments being with you and Uncle. Jesus Christ blessings to all your descendants. Pohan S., November 15, 2020 Betsy and Greta - In your hearts your Mother will live forever. Heartfelt thoughts and prayers to your family. Dazzler Love, Jana Jana Hayes, November 11, 2020 We did not know your mother well, but we are honored to have had the opportunity to meet her. She lit up every room she entered. Pat and Allen Housel, November 11, 2020 Lily was always so welcoming when I came to her home. She was always smiling. She will be missed by many. Barbara Louisell, November 10, 2020