Cathlene Marie Lee, age 58, of Somerset, passed from this life on Saturday, November 12, 2016, at her home.

Cathlene was born on October 1, 1958, in Royal Oak, Michigan, daughter of the late Paul and Irene Steckley Lee.  She earned her Science-Education Bachelor’s Degree and her Master’s Degree in Science.  She worked for years as an administrative clerk in a nursing facility and worked as a substitute teacher, as well.  Cathlene ran her own animal rescue center and was an advocate for the disabled at A.R.C. of Lake Cumberland. 

She is survived by her sisters, Dorothy Brock, of Somerset, and “Janie” Selma Lee, of Eubank; her nieces and nephews, Juanita Brock, of Somerset, Michael Lee, of Monticello, Jennifer Brock, of Somerset, and Christopher Lee, of Eubank; and her great-nieces and great-nephews, Natasha Bradley, Angela Simpson, Katie Bradley, Joshua Hamby, Courtney Lee, Whitney Lee, Michaela Lee and Kaitlyn Wells.

Preceding Cathlene in death are her parents; her brother, Paul Lee, Jr.; and her nephew, Travis Lee.

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 15, 2016, at 5:00p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services will follow the visitation on Tuesday, at 7:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. David Bullock officiating.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.