Tanya Innette McAlpin Lee
Petal, MS
(formerly of Sumrall, MS)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tanya Innette Lee (69) of Petal, MS, former longtime resident of Sumrall, MS.

Ms. Lee was a devoted daughter, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and Aunt.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Rev. Herman and Frances McAlpin, and her son, Richard “Tony” Lee.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara “Babs” Lee of Petal, MS; two sisters, Terry Blomgren of Union Grove, AL and Cindy Miller of Sumrall, MS; four brothers, Thomas McAlpin, Jr. of Hattiesburg, MS, Billy McAlpin of Sumrall, MS, Clark McAlpin of Carson, MS, and Ricky McAlpin of Runnelstown, MS; four grandchildren, Catherine Overstreet, Anna Lee, Jason Lee, and Anthony Lee all from Hurley, MS, and four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. 

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at Military Baptist Church, 1520 Oloh Rd. Sumrall, MS. Visitation will begin at 9:30 A.M. Tuesday at Military Baptist Church. Interment will be in Military Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (www.alzfdn.org).