AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on Sunday, January 29, 2006, at Eisenhower Medical Center, Mrs. Monnie Lee Castro, beloved wife of Major Felix A. Castro, U.S. Army. Mrs. Castro was born in Pulaski, VA. Before moving to Augusta in 1995, she had lived most of her life in Fayetteville, NC. She retired from Sears Roebuck where she worked in management. Mrs. Castro was a member of the Officers Wives Club, she volunteered much of her time to the Augusta Area and was recognized with many awards for her service to the community. She was a member of the Salvation Army church. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday evening, February 1, 2006 at 6:00 PM in the Chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son with Major James Hall officiating Family members include her husband, Felix A. Castro; daughters, Julie Delene Smith, Melanie Castro and Jessica Castro; sons, Ted Wesley Smith and Christian Castro; sisters, Sharon Ya, Catherine Haught and Carolyn Autry; brothers, William Johnson, Walter Johnson and Eddie Johnson. Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 1384 Greene St. Augusta, GA 30901. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4:00 PM until the time of service at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd. Augusta, GA 30907 (706)364-8484.
The Augusta Chronicle January 31, 2006