Patricia Ann Monroe, age 76, of Salem passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022 at Meadow View Health and Rehab Center.  Born March 23, 1946 in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Marvin Ashabraner, Sr. and Carolyn Ashabraner.

Patty was a devoted homemaker and mother; she was a member of Canton Christian Church, a member of Salem Chapter #286 Order of the Eastern Star, and was a charter member of Salem Bethel #104 Job’s Daughters International.

She is survived by 3 daughters: Lindajo Howard, Denise Ann McNew (Ronnie), and Martie Lynn Miller (Brent); 1 brother: Van Ashabraner; 2 sisters: Julie Clark and Gina Beasley; 6 grandchildren: Chelsea Cobb, Trenton Miller, Caleb McNew, Peyton Medlock, Trevon Miller, and Triston Miller;  and 2 great grandchildren: Desmond and Everly Cobb.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Carolyn Ashabraner; husband, Donald H. Monroe; son, Timothy Wayne Simpson; and brother Marvin Ashabraner, Jr.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home-Salem Chapel with Stephen Stroud officiating. 

Visitation will be held Monday, November 21, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. 

Eastern Star services will be conducted Monday, November 21, at 7:30 p.m. 

Burial to follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.