Victoria K. Monroe, age 69, of Speedwell, Tennessee passed away Friday, November 10, 2017 at the UT Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee.
She was born January 1, 1948 in Knoxville, Tennessee the daughter of the late James and Becky Griffin. She was saved at an early age. She retired from the University of Tennessee after 30+ years. Vickie was a faithful member of the Binghamtown Baptist Church where she served many meals with her Savory Sisters, sang in the Church Choir and signed to song. She served with love and a smile.
She loved working hand in hand with her husband Gerald, gardening, canning, mowing and farming. She was his best friend, working partner, help mate and best wife any man could ask for.
Vickie is survived by her Husband Gerald Monroe, Brother James and Donna Griffin, Sister Carol Griffin McCarty, Special Aunt Bobbie Barnes, Step-Son Scott Monroe, Step-Grandson Silas Monroe and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Binghamtown Baptist Church.
Funeral Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 15, at the Binghamtown Baptist Church with Minister Mr. Dustin Reed and Dr. William Boyd Bingham officiating. Music will be provided by the Binghamtown Baptist Church Choir.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Asbury Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee. Pallbearers will be Red Griggs, Chuck Marsee, James Dunn, Orville Lawson, Bill Collins, Ken Flowers, Orban Amix, Ronnie McDowell, Emory Chamberlain and Brennan Chamberlain.
The family request that in lieu of flowers, Memorial contributions be made in Vickie’s honor to the Gateway Christian School Scholarship fund at 1 Gateway Drive, Middlesboro, Kentucky.
Green Hills Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is entrusted with all arrangements.

7 thoughts on “VICTORIA K. MONROE

  1. Gerald your in our thoughts and prayers. I’m sure this hurt will never fade away. Stay strong my Brother. I assure you there’s another meeting place. David & Marilyn Ramsey

  2. What a precious Sister we’ve been blessed to have known…She has left a forever mark upon me & my special needs son, Jeffery’s life. I truly adored her in so many ways but mostly her smile warmed us when she would come sing with our precious Sisters from Binghamtown Baptist Church on our front porch….Jeffery always looked for her because of her smile but the sign language in song….Wish I could see her one last time on earth-but I will see her in Heaven with my son some sweet glorious day….love & prayers to her family & our Church family. Hold tight to JESUS & His ever present comfort.

  3. My little Sissy is with Jesus and her momma now. Oh how I am going to miss her!! She was the best friend anyone could ask for. I have so many good memories I will always cherish of all the good times we spent together.
    Gerald we’re lifting you up in our prayers.

  4. Vicky was beautiful inside and out. I love you my dear friend. Praying for Gerald and Shirley.

  5. She will be missed by everyone, she showed her love through her warm smile. I know that I will miss her coming by to hug or just hold my hand after she would come down from the choir. She will always be in our hearts. God bless her family and friends! We know she singing in the heavenly choir and praising the Lord!

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