Jean Constance Corry Munroe, 91, died Wednesday, November 26, at her home in Quincy. She was the beloved widow of George Lamar Munroe, Jr., her husband of 55 years, the cherished mother of her six children and loving “Memom” to her 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was a graduate of Florida State College for Women and a devoted member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Throughout her lifetime, she gave of her time and talent to community outreach programs including Meals on Wheels, Gadsden County Foster Children program, and Team Gadsden Educational Mentoring Program.
Survivors include her children: Constance Munroe of Casselberry, FL; George Lamar Munroe, III, and wife, Ann, of Quincy; Arthur Corry Munroe and wife, Freya, of Regensberg, Switzerland; Jean Munroe of Sopchoppy, FL; Sara Emily Munroe Lemmon and husband, Monte, of Eastover, SC; and Mary Ann Munroe Koon and husband, Don, of Suwanee, GA; fifteen grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; her brother, the Reverend Richard S. Corry of Quincy; and her sisters, Doris Beinhart of Falls Church, VA, and Patricia Faulconer of Smithfield, NC. She was predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Constance Walden Corry, and her brothers, Arthur Corry, Jr., William Walden Corry, and James Pelham Corry.
A memorial service was held on Friday, November 28, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Quincy. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 10 West King Street, Quincy, FL 32351, or Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308.