Bertha J. Monroe
November 4, 1961 – February 28, 2021
Bertha J. Monroe, 59, of Bryan passed away Sunday, February 28, 2021. Funeral Services are set for 11AM Saturday, March 6 at the New Zion Missionary Baptist Church. Rev. CL King will officiate and burial will follow in the Bryan City Cemetery. Visitation will also be Saturday, March 6 from 9AM until service time at the church.
Born November 4, 1961 in Crockett, Texas she was the daughter of George Proutt and Joann Collins. Bertha loved to decorate for all occasions, weddings, baby showers, and church functions to name a few. She enjoyed singing and was always ready to go fishing with her family. Bertha was a school bus driver and a corrections officer for many years. Shopping and spending the day with her daughter were among her favorite things to do. If you were hungry Mrs. Bertha always had a hot meal prepared for those in need and never let anyone go hungry.
Her father George Proutt; three sisters, Laveeta Payton, Connie Masters, and Evie Simmons, along with a brother, Billy Ray Parker precedes her in death.
Bertha leaves behind to cherish her memories, her loving husband of 38 years, Glen E. Monroe; mother Joann Collins; one son, Karl Thompson Jr; two daughters, Kameisha and husband Kevin Ross and Glenisha Monroe she also leaves six brothers and their wives, Luzene Gray and Geraldine, Douglas Collins and Charlene, Lee Collins, Will Collins and Naomi, Derrick Gray, and Michiel Collins; four sisters and their husbands, Sheila and Leon Robinson, Shirley and Larry Young, Tammy McKnight, and Lavora Coulter; six grandchildren Chyina Ross, Karter Ross, Bryndon Brown, Riley Thompson, Kiadrion Latson, and Sanaa Johnson; she also leaves her four Godchildren, Natasha Craig, Vonetta Smith, Marquetta Marks, and Charita Marks.
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