August 01, 2017

WEIR, Kan.- Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, at Faith Tabernacle Church in Weir for Rosalee Melton Monroe, 69, Weir, who died at 3:45 a.m. on Sunday, July 29, 2017. Rev. James Fellers will officiate. Burial will be in Crocker Cemetery in Pittsburg.

Visitation will be held at the church from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Arrangements are under the direction of Konantz Warden Funeral Home, Lamar, Mo.

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Survivors include her husband, Randy Monroe, Sr., Weir; siblings, Norvella Boccia and wife Carmen, Pittsburg, Arelva Brynds and husband Ted, Cherokee, James Melton and wife Gertrude, Overland Park and April Faruggia, Stillwell, Okla.; her four children, James Monroe and wife Diane, Athens, Texas, Randy Monroe, Jr. and wife Ruthy, Weir and Tonya Perryman and husband Will, Rich Hill, Mo. and Treina Sandifer and husband Joseph, Big Sandy, Texas; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 16 nieces and nephews and many cousins and great nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Monroe was born at home in Weir on Jan. 3, 1948, to Everett and Alice Melton. She was the youngest of seven siblings.

She married Harold R. Monroe on Oct. 22, 1966. They celebrated 50 years of marriage in 2016. She was saved as a young girl and rededicated her life and service to the Lord in 1979 at Faith Tabernacle Church in Weir. She had worked in several Christian schools. She had a degree in Cosmetology from Pittsburg State University, but her life’s journey led her to Texas in 1992, where she helped her husband with antique shows and refurnishing. She always stayed faithful to her true joy and happiness of living a committed life in the Lord, her family and her friends, wherever she lived.