BURNA — Mr. J.C. Monroe, 79, of Burna, Ky., passed away Saturday, September 28, 2013, at Livingston Hospital and Healthcare Services in Salem.
J.C. was born July 25, 1934, to Hugh and Alda Williams Monroe.
He was a member of Old Salem Baptist Church in Salem, Ky., and retired from ISP in Calvert City in 1997.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Vivian Ann Monroe of Salem, Ky.; four children, Jimmy L. Monroe and his wife Connie of Smithland, Ky., Darrell R. Monroe and his wife Peggy of Morganfield, Ky., Harold J. Monroe and his wife Ruth of Hendersonville, Tenn., and Sherry Monroe Gamlin of Spring Hill, Tenn.; seven grandchildren, Jamey Monroe and his wife Donna, Charity Monroe-Lynn, and her husband Dale, Elizabeth Monroe, Kara Monroe, Sara Monroe, Mitchell Monroe, and Claire Gamlin; five great-granddaughters; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Jimmy and Geraldine Barnes.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ray Monroe, Marshall Monroe; a sister, Iva Lee Brooks; and a special uncle, Harley Williams.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2013, in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors, with the Rev’s. Jerry Thurman and Dennis Wynn officiating. Burial will follow in Old Salem Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday, September 30, 2013, at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem.
Condolences may also be left online at boydfuneraldirectors.com.