June 18, 1933 - November 19, 2014
Lola Jean Grindstaff Monroe, 81, of Corinne went home to be with her Lord on November 19, 2014 after an extended stay at Raleigh General Hospital. Born June 18, 1933 she was the daughter of the late, David E. Grindstaff and Mary Daniels Grindstaff. Jean was a homemaker and attended Welton Chapel for almost 50 years. She loved reading books, traveling, yard sales, and consignment shops. She was looking forward to another trip to the beach. She was an independent, spirited woman who was well loved by her family, friends, and neighbors. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her loving husband, Danny Monroe; her sister, Nada "Boots" Clay; and brothers, Dearl and Doug Grindstaff. Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Dana Monroe Seigler and her husband, Bud of Georgia, Nancy Monroe Forren and her husband, Roy of Mullens, her only son, David "Moose" Monroe and his wife, Lorinne of Corinne, Mary Monroe Ward and her husband, Jeff of Maryland, and Betty Jane "BJ" Monroe Jarrell and her husband, David of Corinne; grandchildren, Jo and Donnie Pearson, Rebecca and Jamie Thrift, Jonathan and Brandy Forren, Mariann and Stephen Sadzewicz, Chris and Faye Monroe, Josh and Rebecca Monroe, Jay and Jen Ward, Dani and Mike Kelley, Keisha and Jonathan Shrewsbury, and Billy Jarrell and Laura Lester; great grandchildren, Corey and Ryan McKnight, Savannah, Eric, Karleigh Pearson, Harlee and Wyatt Thrift, Kayla and Gracie Forren, Colby and Brooke Sadzewicz, J.D. and Alivia Monroe, Chris and Colton Ward, Jonathan Matthew and Ryker Shrewsbury, Jake Coleman, and Addisyn Jarrell; and one brother, Earl Grindstaff of Florida. Services will be 1:00 P.M. Friday, November 21, 2014 at Tankersley Funeral Home Chapel with Jeff Ward, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley. Friends may call one hour prior to services Friday at the funeral home. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tankersleyfh.com The family of Lola Monroe is being cared for by Tankersley Funeral Home, Mullens.
Lola Jean Grindstaff Monroe, 81, of Corinne went home to be with her Lord on November 19, 2014 after an extended stay at Raleigh General Hospital. Born June 18, 1933 she was the daughter of the late, David E. Grindstaff and Mary Daniels Grindstaff. Jean... View Obituary & Service Information
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