Mary & Saunto Sollami Buried at Beaver Dam Cemetery

As mentioned in previous posts, Mary Elizabeth Lee, daughter of  William D. “Bill” Lee and Mollie Bell Clements  of Ray City,  married Saunto Richard Sollami.   The Sollamis made their home in Thomasville, GA.

Mary Lee Sollami died  December 1,  1993 in Thomas County, GA.  Saunto Richard Sollami died December 6, 2003.   The are both interred at Ray City in Beaver Dam Cemetery, in the Lee family plot. Also buried at Beaver Dam is their infant son, born January 3, 1945.

Gravemarker of Mary Lee Sollami (1915 -1993), Beaver Dam Cemetery, Ray City, GA.

Gravemarker of Mary Lee Sollami (1915 -1993), Beaver Dam Cemetery, Ray City, GA.

In memory of Saunto Richard Sollami (1919-2003), Beaver Dam Cemetery, Ray City, GA.

In memory of Saunto Richard Sollami (1919-2003), Beaver Dam Cemetery, Ray City, GA.

Infant son of Richard and Mary E. Lee Sollami, Jan 3, 1945. Beaver Dam Cemetery, Ray City, GA.

Infant son of Richard and Mary E. Lee Sollami, Jan 3, 1945. Beaver Dam Cemetery, Ray City, GA.

Mary Lee, G.S.W.C. Graduate

Another daughter of  William D. “Bill” Lee and Mollie Bell Clements, subjects of the previous post, was Mary E. Lee.  She was born February 6, 1915 in Berrien County, GA. Like her older sister, Vivian Lee, Mary grew up at Ray City, GA and went on to attain  a college education.

Mary Lee of Ray City, GA at Georgia State Womans College (nka Valdosta State University)

Mary Lee of Ray City, GA at Georgia State Womans College (nka Valdosta State University), 1933

While Vivian Lee attended Norman Institute at Norman Park, Ga.,  Mary Lee went to Georgia State Womans College in Valdosta.

Later,  she married Saunto Richard Sollami. He served in the Army Air Corp during WWII.  The Sollamis made their home in Thomasville, GA.

Mary Lee Sollami died in December,  1993 in Thomas County, GA