Funeral Arrangements Set For Renee Card Monroe, Killed Monday In ATV Accident

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Renee Card Monroe
Renee Card Monroe

Funeral arrangements have been set for Renee Card Monroe, 60, who was killed, along with her two grandchildren, Reagan and Jaxson Cohen, in an ATV accident on Monday when their ATV toppled into a pond.

A lifelong resident of Chattanooga, Ms. Monroe was an active member of Eastwood Baptist Church where she helped lead a small Bible study group.

Ms. Monroe was an entrepreneur in Home Décor with Merchants on Main and The Galleries at Southside.   She was a member of Chi Omega Sorority at UTC.

Ms. Monroe is survived by her husband of 42 years, Charlie Monroe;  her daughters, Tiffany (Keith) Askew, Apison, and Rachel (Brian) Cohen, Jericho, N.Y.; her sons, Zach (Emily) Monroe and Lucas (Kelly) Monroe,  both of Chattanooga; her parents, Roy and Virginia Card, Chattanooga;  two brothers,  Brian (Terry) Card, Elder Mountain, and Brad (Paula) Card, Hixson; eight grandchildren and nine nieces and nephews.

A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday at Woodland Park Baptist Church with Bill Spencer officiating.  A private family burial will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Renee Monroe Memorial Fund at The Generosity Trust for the benefit of Christian Ministries and Causes in the Chattanooga area,  736 Market Street, Suite 1042, Chattanooga, Tn.  37402.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home,  7454 E. Brainerd Road.


 

 


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