Obituary for Tamara Cagle Lee of Seven Lakes 

Tamara Cagle Lee, age 58, of Seven Lakes, passed away peacefully Monday, February 26, 2024 at her home following a hard fought battle with cancer. 

A native of Moore County she was a daughter of Larry Norman Cagle and Diana Howard Williamson. Tamara was a graduate of Appalachian State University where she received a Bachelors of Science in Education,  and Master’s of Arts in Reading.

Tamara was also a seasoned educator, with 30 years of service to Moore County Schools as National Board Certified language arts and history teacher. Tamara was well known for her love of music, and incredible talent at playing the organ and piano, on which she would accompany the Carthage United Methodist Church choir, directed by her husband Edward, every Sunday as a devoted member and friend. In her free time, Tamara enjoyed regular tennis with a group of her dear friends, reading classical literature, and traveling to the mountains and the beach with her wonderful family and friends. At home, Tamara was known by many more than her children, to be an incredible mother. As the world’s best cook, advice-giver, and listening ear, Tamara raised her three daughters and many of their close friends. In addition to being a wonderful mother, friend, teacher and mentor, Tamara was, above nearly all, the best friend and loving wife of Edward Lee. Having loved him “all her life”, Tamara and Edward made an ever-famous duo. Always together, they created a loving home, a powerful church music program, and the best example of a happy, life-giving marriage. Tamara will be dearly missed on this Earth by every one of her students, her family and her friends until they are reunited again in the loving presence of our Lord. 

Tamara is survived by her husband Edward H. Lee; daughters, Kinsey Lee Davenport and husband Aaron, Rebekah Lee Ritter and husband Justin, Anna Stanton Lee; sister Shannon Diana Cagle; mother Diana Howard Williamson and father Larry Norman Cagle.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday at Fry & Prickett Funeral Home. A memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Carthage United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rhonda Campbell officiating. 

Memorials may be made to any of the following charities: Life Care Pregnancy Center, Carthage, NC; Carthage Food Pantry or Unchaining Moore Dogs at Pinehurst Animal Hospital or mail to P.O. Box 4684, Pinehurst, NC 28374

Services are entrusted to Fry & Prickett Funeral Home. 

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