December 13, 1911 ~ November 29, 2011
Eugene Edward âa‚¬A'Blueâa‚¬A Monroe, age 99 died Tuesday (November 29, 2011) at Central Carolina Hosptial just two weeks away from his 100th birthday.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday at Red Branch Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Blue was born in Moore Country on December 13, 1911 to the late Duncan Jason and Mattie Maples Monroe. He was farmer and carpenter and a dedicated man of God. He was well known and loved by all those who knew him.
He was preceded in death by: his first and second wives Lottie Stanley Monroe and Lola Atkins Monroe; a son Bobby Eugene Monroe; a grandson Robert Edward Monroe; two sisters and four brothers.
He is survived by: a daughter Phyllis M. Johnston of Carthage; a son Pete Monroe and wife Rose Marie of Charlotte; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Red Branch Baptist Church on Friday from 6:00 âa‚¬' 8:00 PM and other times at the residence.
Memorials may be made to: Evangelism Explosion #1580, PO Box 23820, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33307.
Fry and Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Monroe family. Condolences: PinesFunerals.com