Monroe, Evelyn R.

April 12, 2006

EVELYN was the loving and devoted daughter of Ellsie Holliday and granddaughter of Carrie Warner. Born in Baltimore, MD on May 5, 1933, Evelyn, aka "Sugar" graduated from the Freedman School of Nursing in Washington, D.C. Evelyn then went on to receive her Bachelors degree from Howard University. Her life travels had her become one of the first black Head Nurses at Franklin Square Hospital in the 1960's. She then went on to become the Director of Nursing at Crownsville State Hospital. Farthing her education she received her Masters degree from the University of Maryland. Evelyn then became a pioneer in the formation of the Maryland State Nurse Practioner Program. Her greatest achievement was when she became the Assistant Director of the Maryland State Board of Nursing, which she held until her retirement in 1991. Evelyn leaves to mourn many cousins and friends and devoted neighbor Harry Nash and his wife Phyllis. She will also be missed very much by her loving and devoted god-daughter, Mrs. Bernardette Wardlaw. Friends may call at Vaughn C. Greene Funeral Parlor located at 5151 Baltimore National Pike on Wednesday, April 12 from 4 to 8 P.M. Wake and Homecoming services will be held on Thursday, April 13th beginning at 11:00 A.M. Interment will immediately follow the services at Arbutus Cemetery.

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