Mrs. Glendon Thomas Monks was promoted to glory on November 13, 2017. Funeral service for Mrs. Monks, age 94, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted Sunday, November 19, 2017, at 2 PM at Parks City Baptist Church with Rev. Don Russel and Bro. Charles Hammons officiating. Burial will follow next to her husband, Thomas F. Monks, Sr., in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Mrs. Monks was born on April 13, 1923 in Lincoln County, TN to the late George and Maudie Thomas. She worked as a seamstress for Serbin Manufacturing and also loved working on the farm. She was a charter member and faithful member of Parks City Baptist Church. She loved her pastor and her friends. She loved to entertain family, church family, and pastors.
Survivors include her children, Thomas F. Monks, Jr., Judy Monks Hammons (Charles), Connie Monks West (Larry), and George Monks; nine grandchildren, Keith and Kevin Hammons, Cortney Hoffman, Tom Monks, Sara Carey, Richard Honey, Matt West, Lauren Lambert, and Justin and Garrett Monks; twenty-two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Clay Thomas, and sisters, Ola Johnson, Lillian Laten, Janie Smith, and Sula Monks.
Visitation with the family will be held Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 1 PM until time of service at 2 PM. Higgins is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Monks.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the organization of your choice.