Ernest William DeVoeFebruary 24, 1920 ~ November 4, 2017 (age 97)
Ernest William DeVoe, age 97, of Monroe, NC, went to his heavenly home on November 4, 2017. He was a resident of the Jesse Helms Center since August 14, 2017.
He was born on February 24, 1920 to the late Jerome & Kathrine Gleason DeVoe. He was born in West Chester, PA.
Ernest was a veteran of the Army, serving in World War II from 1941-1945. He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Mildred Collins DeVoe. They were married on October 7, 1944.
His three sons, Jerry DeVoe of Monroe, NC, Fred DeVoe & wife Renee of Monroe, NC, and Curtis DeVoe and his wife Donna of Horn Lake, Mississippi.
He has 11 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 3 great, great grandchildren.
Ernest was a longtime member of Cornerstone Community Church of the Nazarene, where he served as Sunday School Secretary for 35 years.
A memorial service will be held at Cornerstone Community Church of the Nazarene on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 3:00 P.M. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.
The family request that in lieu of flowers, that memorials be made to Cornerstone Community Church of the Nazarene.
Holland Funeral Service & Crematory has the privilege of serving the DeVoe family.
Online condolences can be made at www.hollandfuneralservice.com