Colleen Barnum Lee

Colleen LeeJanuary 6, 1938 — May 20, 2016

Colleen Barnum Lee passed away May 20, 2016, in St. George, Utah. She was born January 6, 1938, in St. George, Utah.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, James E. Barnum; son, James Alan Barnum; daughter, Sandra Jean Barnum Assad; grandson, Roy David Barnum, Jr.; second husband, Don Lee; and siblings: Byrl Moran, Elaine Adams, Karma Drake and Boyden Reyes.

She is survived by her son, Roy David Barnum; daughters: Tonya Ann Barnum Fischer and Ronda Colleen Barnum; seven grandchildren: Kellie Ann Reid, Louis Fischer, Jr., Danielle LeBlanc, Veronica Amber Munoz, Kylia Colleen Barnum, Kevin Braydon, Roy Downey, Jr., and Josie Chantal Downey; and 12 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings: Beverly Hefner, Blaine Reyes and Janet Yvonne Dinger.

Colleen was a loving wife and mother. She was deeply involved in and loved The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She had the pleasure of and enjoyed going on six missions in her lifetime. She held many positions in the Church. She took great pleasure in all crafts including quilting, sewing and crocheting. Nothing pleasured her more than making that first baby blanket for her grandchild or great-grandchild. She also was an avid painter. She was very loved and will be deeply missed by all.

Funeral Services

  • Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 26, 2016, at 11 a.m., with a visitation at 9:30 a.m., at the Mesquite LDS Stake Center, 100 N. Arrowhead Lane, Mesquite, Nevada.
  • Interment will be in the Mesquite City Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.

For condolences, full obituary, and funeral listings please visit Metcalf Mortuary online.  

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