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Elease (Stubbs) Monroe

April 9, 1921 ~ February 25, 2020 (age 98)


Elease Stubbs Fairley Monroe, 98, passed away on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Morrison Manor.

A funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at St. Mary’s AME Zion Church in Laurel Hill, officiated by Rev. Jerry Dowdy.  Burial will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Born April 9, 1921 in Marlboro County, SC, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Mixie Odom Stubbs.  She was member of St. Mary’s AME Zion Church and was the President of the choir for a number of years.  She loved flowers, cooking, her family and especially her church.

She is survived by her son, William Fairly and his wife, Purnell Bailey of Hope Mills; nephew, Daniel Fletcher and wife, Marion of Whispering Pines; niece, Linda Barkdale of Laurel Hill; six grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Danny Hugh Monroe, son, John E. Fairley and her sisters, Ardessa Mckinnis, Pearl Barkdale, Christine Wallace and Jean Adams.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, March 3, 2020 from 5:00-7:00 at Bumgarner Family Funeral Service and Crematorium.

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March 3, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bumgarner Family Funeral Service and Crematorium
305 E. Church St.
Laurinburg, NC 28352

Funeral Service
March 4, 2020

1:00 PM
St. Mary's AME Zion Church
8920 Old Wire Road
Laurel Hill, NC 28351

Interment following funeral service
March 4, 2020

Cedar Grove Cemetery
McGirt's Bridge Rd.
Laurinburg, NC 28352

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