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Mary Simon Moncrief

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July 17, 2008

Mary Simon Moncrief, 88, a life long resident of Albany, died Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at Lee County Health Care.

Her memorial service will be Thursday, July 24, 2008 at 10 AM at Riverside Cemetery.  Mr. David Stern will officiate.  Her remains were cremated and will be buried at Riverside Cemetery.

Mrs. Moncrief was preceded in death by her loving husband, A. E. "Monty" Moncrief; a daughter, Joyce Bland; and a grandson, Clayton Bland. 

She is survived by her daughter:  Skippi Posey and her husband Don, Albany; a son:  David Moncrief and his wife Kimberly, Leesburg; son-in-law:  John Bland, Conyers, GA; grandchildren:  Debra Knight and her husband Chuck, Albany, Donna Armstrong and her husband Bobby, Albany, Monte McNabb and her husband Sam, Statesville, NC, Shane Moncrief and his wife Beth, Lawrenceville, GA, Brandi Money and her husband Neil, Douglasville, GA, Lauren Smith and her husband Mike, Newnan, GA; 13 great grandchildren:  Wesley, David, Dallas Knight, all of Albany, Anna Marie and Braydon Armstrong both of Albany, Emily, Natalie, and Stephen Money, all of Douglasville, GA, Kurt McNabb and his girlfriend Kristen Miller, Clemmons, NC, Kara McNabb, Statesville, NC, Lauren and Colin Moncrief, Lawrenceville, GA, Bo Huddleston and his wife serving in the US Navy; one great-great grandchild:  Shiyah Lyons, Statesville, NC; a first cousin:  Carolyn LaSchober, Albany; several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Moncrief and her husband Monty owned and operated Moncrief's, a retail gift shop in Albany for a number of years as well as a wholesale business which supplied merchandise to gift shops around the southeastern United States.  She was a life long member of Temple B'Nai Israel.

The family will receive friends at Kimbrell-Stern on Wednesday July 23, 2008 from 7-9 PM.

Those desiring may send memorials to a favorite charity.

You may sign the online guestbook and share your own memories with the family of Mary Simon Moncrief by visiting Kimbrell-Stern's website at www.kimbrellstern.com.