Tanya Monroe

Friday, October 5, 2018
Tanya Monroe

VANDUSER, Mo. — Tanya Kay Monroe, 62, died Oct. 4, 2018, at Saint Francis Medical Center.

She was born Nov. 11, 1955, in Sikeston, to B.T. and Phyllis Pigman Johnson.

She and Tim "Termite" Monroe were married July 26, 1980, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 2007.

She was a graduate of Scott County Central High School in 1974 and Southeast Missouri State University from which she received bachelor’s degrees in business education in 1978 and agribusiness in 1979.

Tanya worked for the former Production Credit Association in Sikeston. She was currently serving as city clerk in Morley.

She attended Morley Baptist Church and was active in the Morley Community Betterment Committee. She was formerly active with the Cape Jaycees and the P.T.O. at Scott County Central.

Survivors include: her mother, Phyllis Johnson of Vanduser; two daughters, Jaci (Dennis) Monroe of Morley and Stacy Nicole (Eric) Vinson of Charleston; one son, Chris Monroe of Cape Girardeau; one brother, Tony Johnson of Vanduser; four grandchildren, Mackenzie, Jacob, Abigail and Emalyn; and honorary sons and daughters.

She was preceded in death by her father and husband.

Friends may call 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel in Cape Girardeau with the Rev. David Thompson officiating.

Burial will be at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau.

Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com.

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Memorial contributions may be given to American Heart Association or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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