Mother Willie Faye Belk was born to the late Keith Lee and Callie Lee on January 15, 1942 in Union County, North Carolina. She departed this life on June 23, 2019 at Presbyterian Hospital.
Mother Belk was the second of 15 children. She was considered to be a second mother helping to raise her younger siblings. Ensuring they attended church regularly and nurturing a love for singing within them.
She was a devoted mother of three children whom she loved dearly, raising them to know and love God as she did.
She worked at EZ Customs Printing Company for many years. Even after retirement she continued to work not because she had to but because she wanted to.
She was a faithful member of Redemption Worship Center Church of God of Prophecy for 40 years where she was respectfully called “Mother” Belk.
Many will remember her for her beautiful singing voice that commanded any room, but mostly for her unwavering love for God. She was faithful to his will and lived a life pleasing to him. Her life was a testament of just how good God is and she often shared how imperative it is for those that doesn't know him to get to know him. So today we will not mourn but rather celebrate her HOME GOING!
She was preceded in death by four brothers: Winford Lee (Johnnie), Jerry Lee (Aza Lee), Moses Lee and James Lee.
Mother Belk leaves to cherish her loving memories her only daughter: Verna Little of Monroe, North Carolina; two sons: Michael Belk of Charlotte, North Carolina and William Belk, Jr. (Vesti) of Pageland, South Carolina; four brothers: Lewis Lee (Dorothy) of Waxhaw, North Carolina, Larry Lee (Pam), Henry Lee both of Charlotte, North Carolina and Joe Lee of Atlanta, Georgia; six sisters: Verla English, Caretha McClure (Bobby), Callie Houston, Mildred Williams (Nathaniel) all of Charlotte, North Carolina, Lela Davis (Pastor Ray) of Pageland, South Carolina, Jessie Houston (Henry) of Charlotte, North Carolina; one sister-in-law: Sheryl Lee of Charlotte, North Carolina; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.