Monroe, Helen Rose

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monroe helen roseHelen Louise Rose (Granny) Monroe, age 83, of Christiansburg died, Monday, March 17, 2014, at her home. She was born in Lewis County, KY on March 19, 1930 to the late Emory and Myrtle Barrett Rose. She was preceded in death by her brother, Harold Rose and a grandson Eric Brooks.

She was a member of Harbor of Hope Pentecostal Holiness Church.

She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Darlene and Warren Unruh, of Christiansburg, Patty and Andrew Stump, of Dublin, Cinda and Joel McCoy, of McCoy, and Diana Brooks, of Felton, Delaware; sons and daughter-in-law, Pete and Phyllis Hampton, of Christiansburg and Bill Hampton, of Augusta County, Va.; grandchildren, Angie Criner, Kim Cromer, Monica and Scott Hampton, Jonathan Stump, Tracy Elkins, Leeanna Coffey, Michael Monroe, Jamie McBride, Jennifer Sewell, Paul and Sidney Brooks; numerous great-grandchildren and numerous great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Winifred White, of Ripley, WV and Christine Elliott, of Radford.

A memorial service will be conducted Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 6:00 pm in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Keith Linkous officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, C/O Mrs. Betty Basham-Chairman 200 Evans Street, Christiansburg, Va. 24073.