Elbennetter Lee, age 70, Lincoln, passed away March 25, 2018 at her home in Lincoln. She was born June 9, 1947 to Rev. Alexander and Bennie Smith Lee in Shreveport, Louisiana where she attended grade school and graduated from Notre Dame High School in May 1965. She attended Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where she received a BA degree in Political Science in 1969 and a Juris Doctor degree in Law in 1971.
Elbennetter was married to Fred Smith Jr. on March 17, 1973 who preceded her in death. To this union, two daughters where born, Heather LaJoi Smith and Bennice Lee-Tyler. Rev. and Mrs. Lee also preceded her in death.
She is survived by her daughters, Heather LaJoi Smith and Bennice Lee-Tyler Smith. Grandsons, Kyle Alexander Smith, Justice DeLand Shorter, Trenton Nickell Harper, Fredrick JeRod Harper, and Kendell Isaiah Harper, Granddaughter, Ellice May Lee Harper, Great Granddaughter, Adeline Joy Shorter.
Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Calvary Community Church, 4400 North 1st Street, Lincoln. Condolences may be left at trumpmemorials.com. Trump Funeral Services, 1600 West “O” Street, Lincoln are handling the arrangements.