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Willia Mae "Billie" Starks Monroe
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1913
Lawrence County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 2000
Pima County
Arizona, USA

Published: Wednesday, July 26, 2000 12:00 AM CDT in the Benson News Sun, Benson, Arizona.

"Willia Mae 'Billie' Monroe 1913-2000

Willia Mae 'Billie' Monroe died on July 21, 2000, at Tucson Medical Center, at the age of 87. Willia was born on June 8, 1913, to William and Dixie Lee McNeilly Starks, in Chesapeake, Ohio.

She moved to the Benson and Tombstone area 32 years ago from Florida and has been a local resident since. Willia worked at several jobs as a cashier and clerk. She enjoyed cooking and traveling. On June 15, 1975, Willia married her second husband, Douglas Monroe, at a Tombstone Vigilante Ceremony held on Allen St. in Tombstone.

Willia was preceded in death by her first husband, Donald Harrison in 1986; her second husband, Douglas Monroe in 1999 and her brother, Charles "Red" Starks.

She is survived by her children, Fran Dawson of Tombstone; Anne G. (Dick) Baumlein of St. David; Donna Clancy of Tombstone and Patty (Paul) Bowers of Pleasant Gardens, N.C.; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren; also several step-children.

Visitation was held on July 24, 2000, at the Dugan Funeral Chapel in Bisbee. Graveside services were held on July 25, 2000, at the Tombstone Cemetery in Tombstone. All arrangements were handled by Dugan Funeral Chapel of Bisbee."
Obit provided by: Candace 
Family links: 
  William Starks (1883 - 1950)
  Dixie Lee McNealey (1891 - 1918)
  Douglas R Monroe (1923 - 1999)
  Donald Carl Harrison (1911 - 1986)*
  Donna Jean Harrison Clancy (1935 - 2010)*
  Willia Mae Starks Monroe (1913 - 2000)
  Charles Allen Starks (1916 - 1992)*
*Calculated relationship
Tombstone Cemetery (new addition)
Cochise County
Arizona, USA
Maintained by: Tom Clark
Originally Created by: Diane & John
Record added: Dec 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32179522
Willia Mae Billie <i>Starks</i> Monroe
Added by: Tom Clark
Willia Mae Billie <i>Starks</i> Monroe
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Willia Mae Billie <i>Starks</i> Monroe
Added by: Diane & John
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Grandma, I miss you so much, and think of you constantly!! You taught me so much about life, never gave up on me, and you always had time for me!! As a Grandmother myself now, I am honored to follow in your footsteps with my grandkids, what you taught me...(Read more)
- Kathy Gray-Smith
 Added: Oct. 22, 2012

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