Carthage, NC
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

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  1. "Uncle Blue" was known to most of us in the community as a Godly man, who lived what he believed. What a wonderful example of what a christian should be. I will look forward to the reunion we will have one day. I will always have great memories

  2. MR. BLUE WAS SUCH A WONDERFUL MAN. HE WAS AN INSPIRATION TO ALL WHO KNEW HIM AND HE WAS AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF A CHRISTIAN MAN. WE LOVE YOU BLUE AND WILL MISS YOU MORE THAN WORDS CAN SAY. LOVE AND PRAYERS FOR THE FAMILY.

  3. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. I feel honored to have known Blue and proud to have called him friend. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Susan Hicks

  4. What a wonderful Saint of the Lord! Always, I will remember my years at Red Branch Baptist Church & the impact you made on my life.

  5. Phyllis & Pete:
    I was SO shocked to hear of Mr. Blue’s passing. Margo and I enjoyed visiting and talking with him so much. What a wealth of knowledge and interesting stories. He will be sorely missed by us, especially since I was just getting to

  6. Blue Monroe was an inspiration to many of us in Moore TEA Citizens; he was a man of principle who could clearly communicate the guidelines by which he lived his life. He will be much missed as a presence at the Conservative gatherings to which his daughte

  7. I am not sure I will ever meet another human being like Grandpa Blue. Words can not describe the loss we feel right now however we have comfort that you are rejoicing with our Lord and Savior. Our little Blue Monroe has a lot to live up to. May Ken and I

  8. Uncle Blue was great and Godly man with love and compassion for others; a true role model for others
    and not a mean bone in his body. I will miss him beaucoup but will keep him memory, close to my heart.
    HEARTFELT MEMORIES, by Jean Ashby

  9. To the family of Mr. "Blue Monroe,
    My son David and I were really honored to have had the opportunity to be in the presence of this wonderful man of God. It is also a real pleasure to know the Monroe family. You all truly embody the spirit of Go

  10. Dear Family of Blue,
    We were so pleased to know Blue. He provided great inspiration to all of us and we will miss him. We know he is resting in the arms of the Lord now that he has been called home. With deepest sympathy,
    Moore Republican Women

  11. To the family,
    We are very sorry to learn of Mr. Blue Monroe’s funeral. John and I loved him for so many reasons because of the things he did, the life he led,
    and for the outstanding parent he was. It was a privilege to be with him. We are hono

  12. To the family,
    We are very sorry to learn of Mr. Blue Monroe’s funeral. John and I just loved him for so many reasons because of the things he did, the life he led,
    and for the outstanding parent he was. It was a privilege to be with him. We are

  13. To the family,
    We are very sorry to learn of Mr. Blue Monroe’s funeral. John and I just loved him for so many reasons because of the things he did, the life he led,
    and for the outstanding parent he was. It was a privilege to be with him. We are

  14. Happy Birthday in Heaven Dad. I love you so much and I know you happy and so I will try to be also. Keep watching over us we need you. What a wonderful life you lived and the examples you left. I celebrate you in my heart today on your 100th Birthday. I l

  15. I was sad to hear of Mr. Monroe’s passing and am privileged to have known and cared for him for several years. He always made me smile even when I knew he did not feel well. A true gentleman and I wanted so badly to attend his 100th birthday party.
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