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Genevieve W. Monroe

Jul 22, 2016

Genevieve W. Monroe, 97, of Shepherdstown, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at the Canterbury Center.

Born Oct. 17, 1918, in Jefferson County, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Marstella (Stubbs) Washington.

She retired from the VA Medical Center and was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Shepherdstown. She was also involved with the Jefferson County Meals on Wheels Program; Good Shepherd Interfaith Caregivers in Shepherdstown; the Jefferson County Ministerial Association; Clerks for Blood Pressure Clinic; Willing Workers Club; Sunday school teacher; Rose Hill Cemetery Board; and lifetime member of NAACP.

She is survived by a host of nieces and nephews, including, Robert A. Holmes and wife, Gloria, of Atlanta, Georgia; and two sisters, Priscilla Holmes, of Atlanta, Georgia and Dora B. Washington, of Shepherdstown; and godchildren, Norman Monroe Sr., of Shepherdstown, Naomi Monroe Fisher, of Martinsburg, Arlene Green, of Martinsburg, and Steve Holmes, of Shepherdstown.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Monroe; brother, Robert Washington; and four sisters, Mary Brown, Josephine Pollard, Charity Cook and Charlotte Tucker; and a nephew, Clarence A. Washington.

A funeral service was held at noon Saturday, July 16, at Asbury United Methodist Church with the Rev. Rudolph Bropleh officiating.

Interment was in Rose Hill Cemetery in Shepherdstown.

Arrangements by Brown Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com.