Carol Lee was born to Warren and Mayvor Lee, missionaries to Burundi, Africa on May 23, 1946. She was the oldest of 4 children: Carol, Jim, Greg, and Linnea. She graduated from Sunshine Bible Academy in South Dakota. Carol worked for the Lakewood Postal Service as a mail and passport clerk all her adult life. She spoke both Spanish and French which was a great benefit to her job. Carol loved to bowl, ski, paint, and draw. She decorated many cakes for birthdays and weddings. She loved being with her niece and nephews.She spoiled them with gifts and her time. Later in life she fell in love with Fred Herndon. They were married on May 12, 2018. Carol loved to garden and decorate the apartment complex for the holidays. She went home to be with her Lord, May 26th, 2022.