Virginia Lee, 75, of Brownwood, passed away at a local nursing home on May 5, 2017.

Virginia was born June 28, 1941 to Albert and Julia Townsend. She graduated from Rising Star High school and was an independent beauty shop owner as well as a Mary Kay distributor. Virginia married Ottis Lee on Sept. 10, 1960. She was active in church at Coggin Avenue Baptist Church and Austin Avenue Church of Christ.

She is survived by her husband; one daughter, Frinkie Lee; and one sister, Inez Clifton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters; Iva Gregg and Helen Smith; brothers, Lawrence and Frank Townsand; and nephew, Mike Clifton.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday May 6, 2017 at Heartland Funeral Home Chapel in Early. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday May 5, 2017 at the funeral home.