Katie Louise Lee


The world lost a beloved mother Katie Louise Lee on May 8, 2022. Katie passed away in Las Vegas, Nevada surrounded by her loved ones after a battle with breast cancer. Despite her condition, she maintained her good spirts and a smile.

Katie was born in Fort Worth, Texas on December 6, 1943 and enjoyed a wonderful relationship with her parents Obie L. Phillips and Sadie Phillips and her siblings.

Katie received her Bachelor of Arts degree from San Francisco State University and always maintained an eye for making the world a more beautiful place. Her hobbies included photography, making pottery and creating artwork.

Katie is survived by her daughter Michelle Lee and son-in-law Marco Leuenberger, along with her siblings General John Phillips, Lorenza Phillips Sr, Charles Phillips, Anna Crawford, and Patricia Farrow and a host of loving nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dwayne Lee, both her parents and her oldest brother Obie L Phillips Jr.

As per Katie’s request, no funeral or memorial services will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada.


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  • Michelle Lee
    May 28, 2022 4:47 pm

    Miss you very much mom.

  • Yolanda Esters
    June 1, 2022 1:09 am

    My BFF. I was fortunate to have you in my life for over forty years. God needed his Angel. I miss you.

  • Delvia Thompson
    June 1, 2022 2:08 am

    I am so sad that I didn’t get to spend more time with cousin Katie. Everyone mentions what a kind, gentle and sweet person she was. May our Heavenly Father, “the God of all comfort“, continue to provide what you need until we see our beloved Katie again. 2 Corinthians 1:3.

  • Christi A Phillips
    June 1, 2022 3:59 pm

    Auntie Katie was a delightful soul on Earth as she also is in Heaven. Lots of love to you Michelle & Marco

  • Torria Phillips
    June 3, 2022 4:35 pm

    Sending much love to the family. I will miss your beautiful voice and smile And support Aunt Katie.

  • James Crawford
    June 5, 2022 10:31 pm

    The world was made a more colorful and joyous place since graced with your presence. You are missed, loved and remembered in our hearts.

  • Lorenza A. Phillips Sr.
    June 8, 2022 1:49 am

    Beautiful Princess Katie, you are now resting, rebalancing, and recharging the Light that you are. Keep on smiling my enlightened sister. During your sojourn in physical reality, you mastered and shared with us: Love, Light, peace, joy, compassion, humor, harmony and creativity. You are our blessing. Your presence, your Goddess/God essence, is now residing in a magnificent dimension of a different frequency of existence than the one you recently vacated. We remain here for now, however, we feel your delightful presence. We are totally grateful to you for sharing with us, your divine virtues, attributes, aspects, qualities, and Love/Light. You shared all this and much more with us, and you did so with ease and grace. We appreciate and Love you eternally Goddess sister. LOVE…your brother, Lorenza Sr.

  • Anna Crawford
    June 10, 2022 12:40 am

    I will continue to think of the many wonderful times we shared. RIP.

  • Charles Phillips Sr.
    June 30, 2022 4:05 pm

    I miss you big Sis !!!

  • Lucretia Winston
    December 6, 2022 7:38 pm

    My Dearest Auntie/Friend Katie Lee, You were an amazing woman, sister, daughter, Aunt and Friend!! Happy Heavenly Birthday!! My heart is still broken into pieces. I loved you like a Mother, you were one of my most trusted confidants. The earth will never be the same. Your kindness, joy, love, beauty inside and out can’t and will never be matched. May You Rest In Peace My Sweet Soul. You are loved and missed. Until we meet again. ❤️🙏🏽❤️🙏🏽❤️🙏🏽


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