Funeral service for Dot Walker Monks, age 91, of Fayetteville, TN, will be held at 4 PM on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Ed Johnson and Bro. Jeremy Hudgins officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 2 PM until 4 PM Tuesday at Higgins.
Dorothy Walker Monks was born on February 21, 1931, in Lincoln Co., TN to the late John Thomas Walker and Jennie Fanning Walker. She was a devote Christian and faithful member of Kirkland Baptist Church. Mrs. Monks was a 1950 graduate of Fayetteville Central High School. Dot enjoyed watching professional and college games and loved listening to gospel music. She passed away on August 14, 2022, at NHC in Tullahoma, TN.
Survivors include her children, Vickie (Jake) Shaw of Hazel Green, AL, Dr. Dale (Terri) Monks of Clayton, NC, and Dr. David (Dr. Katie Jennings) Monks of Cary, NC; grandchildren, Jennie, Sarah (Adam), Jonathan (Ashlee), Francis, Maggie (Tim), Molly, Eli, and Lilly; great-grandsons, Walker, Henry, and Owen; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Dot was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson Monks; brother, Robert “Bob” Walker, and a sister, Selma Ruth Walker Smith.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial Processing, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959, or Kirkland Baptist Church, 655 Ardmore Highway, Taft, Tennessee 38488.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Dot Walker Monks.