Mary Nicholayeff Lee, a resident of rural Okmulgee, died Jan. 24, 2023 in Tulsa at the young age of 80. She was born Sept. 9, 1942 in Newark, NJ to George Nicholayeff and Elsie Nicholayeff.
Mary was a skilled quilter and owned and operated Quilting Along, LLC. She was a member of the quilting guild, Scrap Happy Quilters. She was a member of the Wilson Baptist Church.
She is preceded in death by her parents, first husband, John Prihraczky and second husband, Ronald Berryhill.
Mary is survived by her husband Bobby Joe Lee Sr. of the home; daughter, Mary Ellen Chamberlain of Henryetta, son, Carl Russell Berryhill of Wilson, Oklahoma, son, John Carl Berryhill of Okmulgee, daughter, Lori Ann Berryhill of Knoxville, TN; three stepchildren: Angie Ferguson and husband Mark of Angleton, Texas, Bobby Joe Lee Jr. and wife Tracy of Broken Arrow, and Steve Thomas Lee and wife Sharon of Frich, Texas; grandchildren: Martin Berryhill, Misty Berryhill, Heather Detrick and husband Tim, Kylie Berryhill, Taylor Chandler, Caitlyn Berryhill, Michael Berryhill, Sheila Dobson, Matthew Ferguson, Sarah Servellon, Cameron Lee, Bradley Lee, Melanie Lee, Trista Barker, Brianna Brantwein, Maddie Brantwein; 26 great grandchildren; brother, George Nicholayeff of Franklin, North Carolina; sister, Peggy Batiste, brother, Bill Jones, and Steven Jones, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 at Integrity Chapel. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Integrity Funeral Service in Henryetta.