Garland “Jack” Monroe-age 85 of Knoxville went to sleep to be with his Lord, Jesus, Tuesday morning, July 25, 2017 at U. T. Medical Center. He was a member and deacon of Sulphur Springs Primitive Baptist Church, Birchleaf, Virginia; U. S. Army Veteran of the Korean War; retired employee of A. T. & T. with 39 years service. Preceded in death by son, Jackie Monroe; mother, Beulah Owens Monroe.
Survivors: wife, Maxie Raley Monroe, Knoxville; daughter, Vicki Lambert, Knoxville; son, Greg Monroe, Maryville. Granddaughter, Dr. Elizabeth Lambert of Virginia.