George Monk

George William Monk, 98, of Gallman, died Sunday, November 24, 2013 at the VA Hospital in Jackson. 

Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Tuesday at Stringer Family Funeral Home.  Services will be 11am Wednesday at Stringer Family Chapel with burial at Hazlehurst Cemetery.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst is handling arrangements. 

Mr. Monk was a native of Carrollton and attended school there before entering the U.S. Army.  He served during WWII in a tank destroyer battalion.  He was an electrician for many years before retiring in Copiah County.  Mr. Monk was a 60 year member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa, a son, Bryan S. Monk, and a granddaughter, Bianca Skylar Monk.

He is survived by sons, Don L. Monk and wife Lela of St. Amant, LA and Aaron J. Monk and wife Cindy of Hazlehurst; daughter, Jill Stafford and husband Bill of Crossroads, GA; and grandchildren, Logan Monk of Amant, LA, Fallon Rose and Stuart Monk of Hazlehurst, Joel, Jimmy, Jacob, and Justin Stafford of Crossroads, GA.

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