Monk, Seth Whitfield (Tunnel Hill)

Monday, March 1, 2021

Seth Whitfield Monk, age 42 of Tunnel Hill, Georgia, departed this life, Saturday, February 27, 2021, at his home.

He was born July 12, 1978 in Austell, Ga. He was preceded in death by his father, Benjamin Monk Sr.; and brother, Jeffery Wildes Monk.

He is survived by his mother, Anne Monk of the residence; brother, Ben Monk Jr. and Dinah Monk of Lilburn, GA; sister-in-law, Tonya Monk; and nieces, Georgia Monk and Landry Monk.

In lieu of flowers the family request be made to the following in memory of Seth: Tunnel Hill Methodist Church, 121 North Varnell Road, Tunnel Hill, GA 30755; or Hamilton Hospice, 517 Benjamin Way, Suite 400, Dalton, GA 30721/

Due to the national health crisis and the COVID-19 virus, masks must be worn properly at all times and social distancing must be observed when visiting the funeral home.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, 138 Melrose Dr., Dalton, GA 30721, (706) 226-4002.


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