Ina Faye LeeForestIna Faye Simmons Lee, 85, passed away on December 31, 2016 at home with her family by her side. Funeral services were held at 2:30pm Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Forest Baptist Church. Visitation was held from 5pm-8pm Monday January 2, 2017 at Ott & Lee Funeral Home. She was the beloved baby daughter of G.D. and Carrie Simmons. She was born on February 2, 1931 near Hillsboro, MS. While attending Morton Attendance Center she became high school sweethearts with the love of her life, Buddy Lee. She studied music and received her degree from East Central Junior College. Buddy and Ina Faye began their life together on December 28, 1950. God blessed Ina Faye with the gift of music. She used her talents by playing for local events, church services, weddings, and funerals throughout her life. Ina Faye was a pianist at Forest Baptist Church for 46 years and several years at Forest Presbyterian Church. In addition, Ina Faye worked as a bookkeeper for the Lee-Gray Chevrolet and salesperson for Milady's and The Brass Knob.Ina Faye leaves behind her five children: Manina (John) Bauer of Orange Beach, AL; Ginny (Chuck) Jordan of Columbus, MS; Joe Lee of Forest, MS; Leesa (Keith) Wilkinson of Collierville, TN; and Jeff (Tammy) Lee of Philadelphia, MS. Ina Faye is also survived by eight grandchildren: Charlie Jordan, Richard Lee, Claire Jordan James, LauraLee Jordan Hall, Austin Lee, Hannah Lee Johnson, Ashlee Lee, Kirstin Wilkinson, and seven great-grandchildren: Ella Kate Jordan, Kyndall Lee, Lucy Jordan, Karoline Lee, Molly Jordan, MaryAnne Hall, and Beckett Johnson. Ina Faye is survived by one brother, Paul Simmons of Louisville, MS. Ina Faye is preceded in death by her parents, G.D. and Carrie Simmons; her husband of 60 years, Joseph Austin "Buddy" Lee; granddaughter, Lindsay Lee Thompson; and daughter-in-law, Penny Anderson Lee. Ina Faye's eight other brothers and sisters preceded her in death: Henry Simmons, Ruby Black, Mavis Strahan Boyles, Mary Elizabeth Freeman, Lamar Simmons, Dewitt Simmons, Ralph Simmons, and Clay Simmons. Ina Faye also leaves behind her dearest life-long friends, Dink and Edna Gibson and Georgie McMullan. Memorials for Ina Faye Lee may be made to Forest Baptist Church Sanctuary Piano Fund or the .