Sharon Monks

Staff Writer
Washington Times-Reporter
Sharon Monks

Sharon L. Monks, 69, of Washington, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born July 2, 1940, in Lacon to George and Mildred Johnson Newell, she married Edward Scott in 1967. He died Oct. 24, 1971. She married Kenneth Monks Dec. 29, 1973. He survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Myron (Debra) Weaver of Madison, Wis., and Jeff Monks of Austin, Texas; four daughters, Cleora (Bob) Sharkey of Westminster, Md., Kathy (John) Sanderson of Dumfries, Va., Dee (Paul) Hoffman of Kickapoo, Anna Wallace of Peoria and Edie (Will) Pullen of Peoria; one step-son, Mark Scott of the Quad Cities; a half-brother, George (Dorothy) Newell of Washington; 11 grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter.

Services are 6 p.m. Thursday at Mason-White Funeral Home, with the Rev. Garland Criswell officiating. Visitation is one hour prior to services.

Memorials may be made to Northern Tazewell Fire and Rescue.

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