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Obituary: Edna Imogene Monroe

Obituary: Edna Imogene Monroe

November 6th, 2018 in Obituaries

Edna Imogene Monroe, 91, of Linn, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 4, 2018, surrounded by her family at Westphalia Hills in Westphalia. Edna was born on June 8, 1927, in Osage County, a daughter to the late Albert and Maude (Butler) Mosley. Edna attended Linn High School. Edna was married on December 11, 1944, in Jefferson City to Alvin "Corky" Monroe, who preceded her in death on May 15, 2005. Edna was a homemaker during the early years while raising her family. She was later employed by the Linn Manufacturing Company, Interco Shoe Distribution and Linn Technical School. Edna was a member of the St. John's United Methodist Church in Linn and a member and past Worthy Matron of the Order of Eastern Star also in Linn. Edna is survived by: one daughter, Marchia Monroe of Jefferson City; two sons, Jerry (Gail) Monroe of Jefferson City and Keith (Sharon) Monroe of Linn; a son-in-law, Daniel Schaefer of Jefferson City; six grandchildren, Danny Schaefer of Linn, Angela (Steve) Drupp of Linn, Lori (Chris) Becklenberg of Chesterfield, Amber (Adam) Addison of Jefferson City, Adam (Brianna) Monroe of Linn and Ryan (Samantha) Monroe of Oak Park, Ill.; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Martha Nadine Vaughan of St. Roberts and Maymie Smith of the state of Arkansas; along with many nieces, nephews and friends. In addition to her parents and spouse of 61 years, Edna was preceded in death by two daughters, Anglee Monroe and Judy Schaefer; three brothers and four sisters. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Morton Chapel in Linn with funeral service beginning at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Bill Barkman officiating. Interment will follow in the Community of Christ Cemetery near Linn. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the St. John's United Methodist Church, Community of Christ Cemetery, or the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Mo. (573-897-2214) www.mortonchapel.com