|Published Friday 20 May
1940, Shelby Sentinel
Wilbert Eugene Monroe, seven-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Monroe, died last Friday night at 8:30 o’clock
at the family home near Little Mount, Spencer County, following an
illness of some time.
Besides his parents he is survived by
eight brothers, Charles H. Albert Z., Willie, Herbert, Everett,
Hubert, Hobart and Paul; and four sisters, Mrs. Rural Sageser, Mrs.
Phronia Webb, Mrs. Dorothy Newton, and Miss Lora J. Monroe.
Funeral services were conducted
Sunday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock at the residence by the Rev.
Charles Badgett, pastor of the Little Mount Baptist Church. His body
was brought here for burial in the Grove Hill Cemetery.
The pallbearers were: Albert,
Charles, Willie, and Everett Monroe. The honorary pall
bears: Hubert, Herbert, Paul and Hobart Monroe.
(Wilbert E. Monroe died 10 May 1940)
from various sources by Tamryn Glaser.