Jesse "Lynn" Monk

Jesse "Lynn" Monk

08/25/42 - 11/18/12

Funeral services for Mr. Jesse "Lynn" Monk will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 in Lighthouse Church, Oakdale with Reverends Jerry Odom and J. B. Crowder officiating. Interment will follow in Resthaven Cemetery under the direction of Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale.

Mr. Monk, 70, of Oakdale entered eternal rest on Sunday, November 18, 2012 in Rapides Regional Medical Center, Alexandria.

Lynn was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a member of Lighthouse Church of Oakdale. He retired from Kerr-McGee as a production supervisor after twenty-six years. He loved to hunt and fish with his grandsons.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ocie Monk and Ruby Eastwood and four brothers, James David Monk, Jeff Monk, Wayne Monk and Dwayne Monk.

Those left to mourn his loss and cherish his memory include his loving wife of fifty years, Wanda Welch Monk of Oakdale; one son, Jeffery "Charlie" Monk and his wife, Becky of Oakdale; one daughter, Denise Monk of Oakdale; one sister, Frances Blackwell of Oakdale and three grandsons, Jacob Gueringer, Clayton Monk and Sammy Monk, all of Oakdale.

Friends may call at Rush Funeral Home, Oakdale on Monday, November 20, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. and at Lighthouse Church, Oakdale on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m.

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Published in The Town Talk on Nov. 20, 2012