Mr. Gerald Rube Monk, age 83, passed away on Tuesday November 07, 2017 at his home in Lake, MS. Visitation will be held on Thursday November 09, 2017 from 5:00PM until 8:00PM and again on Friday November 10, 2017 from 12:00PM until 1:45PM at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS. Funeral Services will be held on Friday November 10, 2017 at 2:00PM at the Wolf Funeral Services Chapel in Lake, MS with Pastor Tim Lott, Bro. Billie Nichols, and Bro. Ken McLemore officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Ridge Baptist Cemetery. Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS is in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Monk had lived most of his life in Lake, MS where he was a member of the Lake Christian Church. He was a mason and also loved camping, fishing, and collecting baseball cards. He was an avid Mississippi State Bulldog Football and Atlanta Braves Baseball fan. Most of all, he loved his children, grandchildren, and the rest of his family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Gweneth Monk in 2015; and his children, Lynn Coady, Rebecca Owens, and Russell Monk. He is survived by his daughter, Ann Foreman (David) of Forest, MS; grandchildren, Gwen Purvis (Matt), Matthew Owens (Brittany), Erica Jolley (Colby), Zachary Foreman (Emily), Jessica Lewis (Kevin), and Berta Windham (Zack); great-grandchildren, Olivia Bradford, Delilah Williams, Madeilyn Windham, Jude Windham, Brandon Windham, Isla Jolley, and Jules Jolley; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Zachary Foreman, Colby Jolley, Matthew Owens, Matt Purvis, Lath Harrell, and Michael Hollingsworth. Honorary Pallbearers will be Chuck Hawthorne, Larry Harrell, Dale Hollingsworth, David Foreman, Billy Horton, and Michael Bounds.
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