Mary J. Monroe, 48, passed away on August 13, 2019 at her residence in Spring Lake, North Carolina.\n\nShe was born on August 25, 1970 to Charles and Pamella Monroe. She lived a full life and loved her family very much. She spent her time taking care of others and loved to color. Mary will be missed dearly by her family and those that knew and loved her.\n\nMary was preceded in death by her father, Charles Monroe. She is survived by her mother, Pamella Monroe of Spring Lake; one son, David Monroe of Spring Lake; one daughter, Samata Nolasco of Palm Beach, Florida; two grandchildren, Roman and Carlos; one brother, Michael Turner and wife Darlene of Michigan.\n\nThe family will hold a memorial service celebrating Mary's life on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Spring Lake.