Sheriff's Deputy For 23 Years
Robert Lee "R.L." Monger Jr., 85, of Harrison, died on Friday,
June 3, 2011.
A lifelong resident of Hamilton County, he served 23 years as a deputy
sheriff in the Hamilton County Sheriff´'s Department, retiring in 1988.
He was a member of New Shepherd Hill Baptist Church, which his late
parents were involved in founding. An Army Air Corps veteran of World
War II, he was also a member of East Lake Masonic Lodge #698.
Preceding R.L. in death were his parents, Robert L. Monger Sr., and
Minnie Lewis Monger; daughter, Scarlett Fay "Pebbles" Monger; sisters,
Kathleen McCullough, Hazel Hullander, Lena Mae Hickman, Betty Jean Moon.
R.L. is survived by his wife, Barbara Scroggins Monger; daughter, Sheila
Kay Ward and son-in-law, Oscar "Big O" Ward, Ooltewah; granddaughter,
Kimberly M. (Tom) Rader, Ooltewah; great-granddaughter, Alexis M. Green;
stepgreat-grandson, Coby Rader; brother-in-law, Lloyd (Mary) Scroggins;
niece, Sandra S. Smith; nephew, Harry P. Scroggins; several other nieces
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m. on Monday, June
6, at Turner Funeral Home, Highway 58 Chapel.
The funeral will follow at 2 p.m. on Monday in the funeral home chapel
with John Cupp officiating. Interment with military honors will follow
in New McDonald Eastview Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in his name to your favorite charity.
Arrangements are by Turner Funeral Home, Highway 58 Chapel, 622-3171.