The Family of  James Edward Monroe Sr.

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James Edward Monroe Sr. (aka Jim) was called home to be with the Lord on October 1, 2014, at Trinity Mission nursing home. He was the son of the late George and Mary Monroe of Scottsville, VA. Mr. Monroe was born on November 23, 1923, in Albemarle County. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Eliza0beth Johnson Monroe; sisters, Elizabeth Drakeford and Agnes “Ivonia” Richardson-Johnson; brothers, George Monroe Jr. and William “Bill” Monroe Sr.; and also one grandson Kerry McCloud. Mr. Monroe was a farmer for many years before becoming ill. He was known for having many hobbies; fishing, fox hunting and traveling. Mr. Monroe was loved throughout the community driving around visiting people on a blue tractor and known for enjoying his favorite foods; fish, brown beans, and cornbread. He was loved by many and enjoyed being with his family and friends. Mr. Monroe leaves to cherish on loving memory two siblings, a sister, Harriet Thompson and a brother, Joseph Monroe; four children, 1 daughter, Mamie “Francenia” Eldrige; and 3 sons, James and wife, Thelma Monroe, Floyd Monroe, and Henry Monroe Sr.; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; and 7 great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. Funeral Services will be held at 1P.M. on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at Middle Oak Baptist Church, Blenheim. Interment will follow in the Monroe Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the services. The family would like to give a special thanks to Trinity Mission for the care and love they provided to Mr. Monroe for the past five years.

J. F. Bell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.