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Edgar Monroe

October 2, 1928 June 30, 2009
Edgar Monroe
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Edgar Wilbert Monroe, 80, longtime resident of Southwest Oklahoma, passed away Wednesday, June 30, 2009, in Northwest Texas Hospital in Amarillo, Texas.
Edgar was born October 2, 1928, in Lone Wolf, Oklahoma, to Stanley and Lundy Lucille (Brooks) Monroe. He grew up in the Lone Wolf and Granite area moving to Hedley, Texas, in 1985. Edgar was saved and baptized in 1983 in Mangum, Oklahoma.
On June 29, 1963, Edgar and Sandra Gardenhire were married in Rossville, Georgia. They had just celebrated their 46th anniversary.
Edgar had proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict by serving in the United States Army.
After moving to Hedley, Edgar and Sandra started Monroe"s Peach Ranch. They were well known for their excellent peaches and established their first Fruit Stand on highway 287 east of Amarillo.
Edgar was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Marvin Monroe and Clyde Monroe; one sister, Lorene Monroe; and by one granddaughter, Lila Kate Monroe.
He is lovingly survived by his wife, Sandra of the home in Hedley; five children, Regina Monroe of Memphis, TX, Troy Monroe and wife Katherine of Hedley, TX, Tony Monroe and wife Angie of Memphis, TX, Jeremy Monroe and wife Angela of Clarendon, TX, and Matthew Monroe and wife Shelby of Mangum, OK; one brother, Bill Monroe of Lone Wolf, OK; three sisters, Mary Edwards of Blair, OK, Pauline George, also of Blair, and Nell McGregor and husband Jerry of Lone Wolf, OK. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren, Paul Monroe and wife Carrie, Devonia Monroe, Colton Springer, Rochelle Springer, Josh Monroe, William Monroe, Addison Monroe, Eric Monroe, Sara Monroe, Erin Monroe, Caylor Monroe, Collin Monroe, Kylie Monroe, and Jacob Fineberg.

Funeral services for Edgar Wilbert Monroe will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, July 3, 2009, at the Trinity Holiness Church in Blair with Pastor Billy Hudson officiating. Interment will follow at the Blair Cemetery under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home of Altus.

Online tributes may be made to the family at

2:00 PM

Triniey Hoilness Church
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