Joann Monroe, 64

EAST LIVERPOOL – Joann Monroe, 64, of East Liverpool, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014.

She was born May 22, 1949, in East Liverpool, a daughter of the late Kenneth and Irene (Mays) Buzzard.

Joann enjoyed camping and attending outdoor concerts.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jess “Butch” Monroe Jr.; two brothers, Herb and Bud Buzzard; and two sisters, Portia Call and Norma Temple.

Surviving are a son, Jess (Amanda) Monroe of East Liverpool; a daughter, Emily Monroe of East Liverpool; a grandchild, Macy Mix; and by two sisters, Mary Bragg of East Liverpool and Jeanie Hall of East Liverpool.

Visitation will be held at the Nixon Funeral Home in Newell on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. with funeral services at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial donations may be made to the Nixon Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses.