Cornell “Bookman” Lee, Jr. 50, of Kountze died June 9, 2015. Cornell was formally employed by the City of Kountze and was a member of Greater Mt. Corinth Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 20, 2015 at Mt. Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Kountze with interment at Trinity Valley District Cemetery also in Kountze. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time. Survivors include his father Cornell Lee Sr. and wife Shirley of Camden, Tx; stepfather Wilbert Sells of Kountze; sons, Cornell Lee III and wife Nikki of Quero, Tx; Seth Jacob Hancock of Orange; Jasmine Hancock of Beaumont and Cameron Powell of McAllen, Tx; daughter, Endia Powell of McAllen, Tx; brothers, Russell Coffey and Michael Coffey of Beaumont; sisters, Vickie Whitmore, Everine Coffey and Annie Mae McDaniel all of Kountze; nine stepsisters, five stepbrothers and eleven grandchildren.