Saturday, March 5th, 2011
Jesselyn E. Monroe
Jesselyn E. Monroe, 85, Celina, died at 12:40 a.m. March 4, 2011, at The Gardens in Celina.
She was born April 18, 1925, in Celina to William Foster and Edna Lampy Archer. On June 14, 1947, she married Clifford Monroe, who died in June 1974.
Surviving are two sons, Jerry (Theresa) Monroe, Fort Myers, Fla., and Jim (Linda) Monroe, Celina; four daughters, Patricia (James) Rohler, Marion, and Martha (Larry) Knapke, Jetta (Ed) Mutter and Terri (Bob) Shinn, all of Celina; two sisters-in-law, Margie Brehm and Luetta Hill, both of Celina; 24 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Eugene Archer; and a granddaughter.
She retired as bookkeeper for Barrs Store and McKirnan Brothers and worked in food service at Huffy for McKirnan Brothers. She was a 1943 graduate of Celina High School and deputy grand matron of the Celina chapter of The Eastern Star. She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Celina, United Methodist Women, Hopewell Grange and the Moose Auxiliary.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina. Burial is at Swamp College Cemetery. Eastern Star Services will be 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the church building fund or Eastern Star.
Condolences can be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.