Chester L. Monday

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Chester L. Monday, age 57, of Monroe, Michigan, passed away peacefully in his home on Jan. 27 with his family by his side. Born Dec. 8, 1961 in LaFollette, Chester was the son of the late Boyd and Luda (Turner) Monday, Sr. After his mother passed away, Chester moved to Michigan and made his home with his brother and his wife, Clarence (Richard) and Diana Monday. Chester attended Hope Network in Monroe for several years until it closed the Monroe location. Chester attended Stewart Road Church of God. Attending church was his favorite thing to do. Chester loved to laugh and joke. He loved to ride the bus and see his friends. He also loved animals and always had dogs throughout his entire life. Chester was an avid bowler and was awarded several bowling trophies over the years. He had a contagious smile and was a gentle soul, loved by all he met.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, IvaDean (Orville) Mallory, Irene Monday and Boyd Monday, Jr.
To cherish Chester's memory, he leaves behind his siblings, Clarence (Diana) Monday, Shirley (D.T.) Berry, J. B. (Sarah) Monday, Leo Monday, Casper (Shirley) Monday, Treacy (the late Kenneth) Smith, Alva (Joyce) Monday, Terry Monday and Rosie (Chester) Carmack; many nieces and nephews; and his dogs, Gracie and Jake.
Family and friends visited Rupp Funeral Home on Wednesday, Jan. 30, followed by a prayer service. Visitation was held on Sunday, Feb. 3 at Martin Wilson Funeral Home, followed by his funeral service with the Rev. Ronald Lambert officiating. Interment followed the funeral service at Monday Cemetery on Academy Road in Speedwell.
Memorial donations are requested in lieu of flowers and can be forwarded to Stewart Road Church of God Sunday School class, Followers of Jesus.
Martin Wilson Funeral Home, of LaFollette and Rupp Funeral Home, of Monroe, Michigan, were in charge of the arrangements.

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Published in LaFollette Press on Feb. 7, 2019
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