Obituary for Anita Pulley Monroe

Anita Pulley Monroe, 85, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 1:28 pm at FirstHealth Hospice Funeral service will be 11 :00 AM, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at Needhams Grove Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 10:00 AM and at other times at the home.

A native of Oklahoma, she was the daughter of Maurice and Evva Pulley.  She graduated from Watonga High School in Watonga, Oklahoma.

In 1965 Nita and husband Allen moved to NC.  Nita was a homemaker and mother, raising 2 children Donna and Mark.  She loved her family and her greatest desire was to see them accept Christ as their personal savior.  Nita and Allen loved Needhams Grove Baptist Church and served there in many capacities.  The Library Ministry was very dear to her heart and spent many years serving there.

Nita had many hobbies.  She loved to read, garden, flower gardening especially bird watching and  antiquing, just to name a few.  Anita was preceded in death by her husband Allen L. Monroe, and her parents; Maurice and Evva Pulley, brother in law Bob Dozier.

She is survived by her children; Donna Gragg and husband Stephen of Charlotte, NC; Mark L. Monroe and wife Rosanne of Robbins, NC.  grandchildren Melanie and husband Shaun Greene, Cliff Gragg, Matthew  Monroe and wife Lindsey, Macon Monroe and wife Sherry and Kayla Monroe.  great grandchildren: Vandie and Andon, Calli Greene, Harmony, Autumn, Owen Juniper Monroe, Harper and Cora Gragg.  step grandchildren:  Chad  and Cody Greene.  Also many wonderful nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She is survived by her sisters: Marti Dozier, of Lubback, Texas and Joan Tiernan and husband Walter, of Midwest City, Oklahoma.

Memorials may be made  to Needhams Grove Baptist Church Library Fund, 359 Needham Grove, Seagrove, NC 27341.

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Monroe Family

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