Eula Mae Monroe James, 97, died at home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. A native of Moore County, she had lived the last seven years in Shelby, NC.

She was a faithful member of Elise Presbyterian Church in Robbins and The Eastern Star. She was retired from Moore County School Food Services.

The daughter of the late Thomas R. and Willa Mae Monroe of Robbins, NC, she was also preceded in death by her husband, William (Bill) James, and brothers, Cloma and Charles Monroe.

Eula is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth (Lib) James Holleman and husband, Perry, and Dorothy James Atkins, both of Shelby, brother, Thomas L. Monroe and wife, Wilma, of Greensboro, NC and sister-in-law, Dot Monroe of Robbins, as well as 7 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and 2 nieces and a nephew.

The family will receive friends on Friday evening, June 22, 6:30 to 8:00 PM at First Baptist Church, Shelby, Dover Activities Building, Washington Street entrance and Saturday, June 23, 4:00 to 7:30 PM at her home in Robbins, NC.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, June 24, 2018 at Elise Presbyterian Church in Robbins, NC with Reverend Jon Neuhs and Reverend Perry Holleman officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Elise Presbyterian Church, P O Box 637, Robbins, NC 27325.

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the James family.

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  1. Perry and Lib,
    We were so sorry to hear of your loss of your precious mother. How blessed she was to have been able to live with you during the later years. What an amazing story of her home going at Jamie’s. So thankful you all had that with your mo

  2. Elizabeth & Dorothy so sad about your Mother.-  She had a great life.-  Now she has a new home.
    Sending Love & Prayers to All.
    Martha Morgan
    (Aunt Etter’s Daughter)

  3. So sorry about your mom.-  She was always so good to us girls as we grew up.-  I have good memories of times spent at the Monroe’s home around your mom and your grandparents.-  My prayers are with the whole family.-  I’m thinking about all the good times

  4. So sorry about your mom.-  She was such a sweet lady.-  I always enjoyed talking to her when I ran into her as town or at Woodman of the World meetings.-  Will be remembering the family in prayer.

  5. Lib, Dorothy, and families: – We are so sad to learn of the passing of your mother. – She was a sweet and stylish lady. I always loved to see what she was wearing on Sundays. – What a treat it was to visit with Eula Mae last April when she stopped by Mom’

  6. Eula Mae was a faithful, loving member of our Elise Presbyterian Church family. We will miss her. Our heart-felt prayers are with all her family.

  7. I will always love you Grandma , we had a great time together always laughing and eating ice-cream. You taught me so much about life and God …. I will forever miss you …
    Bill- – 

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