Mary Lee Hagen, 80, of Olustee died on Thursday, July 12 at the Health Center, Lake City, following a long illness. She was born in Sanderson and resided in Lake City before moving to Olustee 25 years ago. She was a homemaker and member of the Eastside Baptist Church in Lake City.Mrs. Hagen enjoyed sewing, especially making dresses for grandchildren, and also made pillow blankets and stuffed animals. She enjoyed life and everything about her family and friends.
She was predeceased by parents Gordon and Ethel Mikell Dowling, and is survived by Dunbar J. Hagen, her husband of 64 years; daughters Jenny (Terry) Lorton of Perry, GA and Donna S. (Keith) Brown of Lake City; son Bruce Hagen of Olustee; brother Freeman (Vernell) Dowling of Olustee; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held at 3 pm on July 15 in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home in Lake City with Rev. Brandon Witt, the pastor of her church, officiating. Interment was in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Lake City.