Mrs. Lola Mae Forshee Monroe, 82, of Lake city, FL (Watertown Community) slept peacefully away on May 19, 2013 at Lake City Medical Center. She was born March 17, 1931 to the late Earnest Forshee and Emily McClendon Forshee.
She attended Watertown School and Richardson High School. n July 10, 1948 she was united in holy matrimony to Mr. Buddy Monroe and to this union nine children were born.
Mrs. Monroe was preceded in death by four siblings; three children: Johnnie, Verion and Lorraine; one grandson, Maurice; and her husband, Buddy.
She leaves to cherish her memory: two daughters, Emma Monroe Weston (Tyrone), lake City, FL and LaShawnda Monroe (Jacques), Jacksonville, FL; four sons: Archie (Evelyn), Racine, WI, Bryan (Shirley), Monroeville, PA, David (Louise) Berry (Deidra), both of Lake City, FL; one sister-in-law Viola Comer, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; fifteen grandchildren: Archie, Jr., Terence, Daryl, Tracy, Maya, Bryan, Shirley, Micah, Suzie, Sherrie, Re'chea, Curtis, Brittany, Crystal and Brooklynn; eight great-grandchildren; honorary granddaughter: Krystle Simmons; four God-daughters: Dorthenna Simmons, Nancy Davis, Jacquelyn Graham and Marilyn Edmonds; devoted neighbors and friends: Ernestine Wofford, Alma Owens, Lelia Foster, Kelly Daniels and children; Prayer Partners: Clym Choice and Corene Moultrie; special cousins: The Allen's, Barrington's, Pierce's and Timmon's Families; and a host of sorrowing family and friends.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Greater Truevine Missionary Baptist Church, 217 NE Kingston Lane, Lake City, FL. Interment will follow at Truevine Cemetery, Lake City, FL. Visitation with the family will be Friday, May 24, 2013 from 5:00 PM -6:30 PM at Mizell Funeral Home Chapel.
Arrangements entrusted to: MIZELL FUNERAL HOME, 365 NW Washington Street, Lake City, FL 32055. (386) 752-3166. Please sign guest register at www.mizellfuneralhome.com
Rudolph Mizell, L.F.D.