Florence “Blossom” Monroe, age 61, passed away at her home while surrounded by her family December 10, 2021. She was born October 26, 1960, to Robert (Buddy) and Florine Marsh Calhoun in Swainsboro, Georgia. After graduating high school, she married Russell Ray Monroe on December 8, 1990 in Eureka Springs, Ark. Blossom was a Food Pantry volunteer, she enjoyed maintaining roses in the flower bed and keeping her home clean. She was a member of the Bread of Life Nazarene Church in Commerce.
Blossom is survived by her husband, Russell Monroe of Wolfe City; her daughter and son-in-law, Rosie and Arthur Lewis of Paris; her son, Nathan Harris of Wolfe City. Grandchildren, Fallon Harris of Point; Joseph Lewis of Paris; Jacob Lewis of Paris and her mother, Florine Rich of Swainsboro, GA; She has numerous other family members in Swainsboro along with Shannon Butler her caregiver. She was preceded in death by her Dad and several aunts and uncles.
Her service will be Monday, December 13, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Owens Funeral Home Chapel with visitation at 10:00 a.m. Pastor David Lay will officiate.