Walter Dewitt Monk passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at his residence. He was affectionately known to his family as Popa Top. He was born on February 20, 1938, to his parents, Leslie L. Monk and Annie Mae (Yates) Monk in Mount Olive, MS.
He is survived by his sons, Jeff Monk (Wanda), Doyle Monk (Frann); daughter, Linda Jones (Tim); nine grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mae Evelyn Monk; sons, Freddy Lee Hylander and Wesley Hylander; brothers, John W. Monk, Wilmer Monk; sisters, Rosie Benton and Myrtle Foster.
Visitation for friends will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 16, at Tutor Funeral Home with interment following in Oak Grove Cemetery, Hwy 28, Mendenhall, MS.
Arrangements are entrusted to Tutor Funeral Home of Mendenhall.