Shirley "Abby" (Lemons) Monroe

Born: Thu., May 2, 1963
Died: Thu., Mar. 21, 2019

Family to do services at later date

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Shirley E. “Abby” Monroe, 55, of Winchester, passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana, with her son by her side.

Shirley was born on May 2, 1963 in Marion, Indiana to Bob Lemons and Louise (Ellis) Lemons. She was a 1982 graduate of Winchester High School. She worked for Anchor Glass for 27 years, retiring in 2008. Shirley was a member of Community Fellowship Church. She enjoyed flower gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.

Shirley is survived by her husband, James L. “Jim” Monroe of Winchester; a son, Trevor Monroe (girlfriend Emily Fraze) of Winchester; two grandchildren, T’era Monroe and Luke Monroe of Winchester; her mother, Louise Lemons of Winchester; six siblings, Laura Ellis of Winchester, John Lemons (Lisa) of Winchester, Chuck Lemons (wife Sue) of Virginia, Marilyn Lemons (fiancé Charlie) of Winchester, Grace Osborne (husband Steve) of Saratoga, and Danny Lemons (Donna) of Winchester; two special nephews, Ray Buis and Isaiah Monroe; a special cousin, Tammy Heil; a special friend, Michelle Kaiser; and several other nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Shirley was preceded in death by a son, Waylon Monroe; her father, Bob Lemons; and her parents-in-law, George and Shirley A. Monroe.

A memorial service to celebrate Shirley’s life will be held at a later date.

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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mary jenks
   Posted Mon March 25, 2019
so very sorry for your loss..Abby was a wonderful person..and good friend..loved her very much..she will be missed...Rest in Peace ..

Diana Phillips Kerrigan
   Posted Mon March 25, 2019
Sorry to hear of Abby's passing. Prayers for the entire family.