K.C. Monroe, 61, died Saturday, April 9, 2005, in a local hospital.
He was a native of Hanson, Ma., a former resident of Jacksonville, Fla., and a resident of Atmore for the past 11 years. He was a member of Carney Lodge No. 549, Scottish Rite, Abba Temple Shrine, a former employee of Hornady Trucking in Monroeville, an employee of Western Express Trucking, a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict while serving in the U.S. Navy, and a policeman for Jacksonville, Fla., for 25years. He attended Mennonite Christian Fellowship.
Survivors include his wife, Letha Monroe of Atmore; four daughters, Amber Monroe, Ashley Monroe, and Angie Monroe, all of St. Augustine, Fla., and Heather Kramer of Daytona Beach, Fla.; two stepdaughters, Cheryl Williams and Cindi McNiff, both of Tampa, Fla.; two stepsons, Johathan Metheny of Mulberry, Fla., and Jim Metheny of Hendersonville, N.C.; a brother, Warren Monroe of Hanson, Ma.; a sister, Kathy of Jacksonville; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and eight step-grandchildren.
Services will be held today, Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at 2 p.m. at the Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Pastor Anthony Swartzendruber and the Rev. Gladyn Mothershed officiating.
Burial will follow in Freemanville Community Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jonathan Metheny, Jim Metheny, Wayne Jenson, Willie Frye, Bill Hotstetler, and David Gehman. Honorary pallbearers will be his Masonic brothers.