Funeral services for Willard Paul Monks, age 79 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Friday at 2 PM at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Bates and Rev. Billy Langford officiating. Burial will follow in Kirkland Cemetery. Mr. Monks passed away Tuesday in Huntsville Hospital.
A native of Lincoln County, Mr. Monks was the only child of the late Robert Floyd and Jessie Dale McBride Monks and was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He retired from Flowers Baking Company after 32 years and was a member of the Kirkland Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife Barbara Holman Monks of Fayetteville, children Rhonda Flynn (Leabert) of Fayetteville, Marsha Harden (Paschal) of Shelbyville, Paula Bryant (Lonnie) of Ardmore and Scott Monks of Fayetteville, grandchildren Heather Bradley (Keith), Jessica Green (Grahme), Kristin Taylor (David), Nick Travis (Meghan), Rodney Harden (Dixie), Jamie Harden (Karen) and Brittany Bryant, great-grandchildren Kolton and Bella Taylor, Carter and Rylan Bradley, Avary and Ainsley Green, Austin Harden, Kelsey and Brett Harden.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday evening 5-8 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family request memorials American Cancer Society.