Mrs. Dorothy Lee Monroe Aaron, age 89, of Lyons, died Thursday, February 4, 2021, in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after a brief illness. She was a native of Toombs County and lived in Lyons most of her life. She worked at Globe Manufacturing in Vidalia for many years, owned and operated Dot’s Café in Lyons, but in her later years, she enjoyed being a homemaker and taking loving care of her husband and family. She was the last living charter member of East Gordon Street Baptist Church in Lyons, she sang in the choir, and was a member of the Women’s Missions Union. Preceding her in death was her husband, Ezra J. Aaron; parents, Isaac Monroe and Mariah Stephens Monroe; son-in-law, Bobby McNure; and seven siblings, Isaac Monroe, Jr., D.Q. Monroe, Leroy Monroe, Harold Monroe, Raiford Monroe, James “Ed” Monroe, Diane Monroe Keene, and Alvin “Buck” Monroe.
Survivors include three children, Brenda Aaron McNure, E.J. Aaron and wife Lavonne, and Marie Aaron Creamer and husband Kenny, all of Lyons; two sisters, Janie Lee and husband Don of Albany, and Maudell Matthews of Lyons; six grandchildren, Andrea James and husband Kevin of Lyons, Shonda Mixon and husband Jeremy of Ailey, Ken Creamer, Jessica Carter and husband Brad, and Lee Creamer, all of Lyons, and Justin Aaron and wife Tabitha of Vidalia; fourteen great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
An opportunity for friends to pay their respects will be Sunday from 2:00 until 5:00 at the funeral home.
A graveside funeral service will be held Monday, February 8th, at 11:00 a.m. in the Lyons City Cemetery with Pastor Bruce Conner officiating.
Flowers will be accepted, but the family prefers memorial contributions to the East Gordon Street Baptist Church, P.O. Box 131, Lyons, GA 30436.
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