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Gabriel Monds, Sr. the youngest son of the late Henry and Sallie Baker-Monds was born January 24, 1933 in Nankin, Georgia. Most people knew him as “Gable”. He was an employee of Georgia Pacific in Cross City, FL until retirement in 1996. 

Gable accepted Christ at an early age at Monument Baptist Church. He became a member of Mt. Carmel Freewill Baptist Church during his later age. He eventually joined Elam Baptist Church where he served faithfully until his health failed. He was a fun person, who loved and enjoyed singing. Throughout his life he sang and was a member of various quartet groups and choirs. The Voice of Triumph was the last group he sang with.

He departed this life on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville. Georgia . 

Gable was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Sallie Monds. A special Dad, Hiram Davis; Two Brothers, Earl and Henry Davis; Two Sisters, Melinda Davis and Juanita Johnson.

He leaves to cherish his memories, A loving and Devoted Wife, Rosa Lee Monds; Son, Gabriel Monds, Jr. (Tracey), Gainesville, FL; Six Daughters, Rosetta Whitlock (Leroy), Boston, GA, Dorothy Miles, Beverly Collins and Deborah Monds, Mable Kirkland and Linda Monds, all of Quitman, GA; Two Brothers, Buddy Monds and Willie Monds (Marie), both of Quitman, GA; Brother-in-law, Frank Brown (Jeanne); Three Sisters-in-law, Dorothy Moore (Charlie), Daisy Smith and Margaret Beamon; 27 Grandchildren; 49 Great Grandchildren; A host of Special People, Nieces, Great Nieces, Nephews, Great Nephews, Cousins and Friends

Funeral Service for Gabriel “Gable” Monds, Sr. will be held Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 1:00 PM at House of God in Unity, 709 Boundary Street, Quitman, Georgia. Burial: Mt. Carmel Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery, Quitman, Georgia.

Public Viewing: 12:00-8:00 PM – Friday, September 18, 2015 in the BTW Chapel.

Family Visitation: 6:00-7:00 PM--Friday, September 18, 2015 in the BTW Chapel. 

Professional Services entrusted to Blankumsee, Thomas & Wright Funeral Services of Quitman, Georgia.

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  • Tuesday, September 15, 2015
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Blankumsee, Thomas & Wright Funeral Services
  • Saturday, September 19, 2015
    My family you are all in my prayers. Praying and knowing that God will give everyone the strength and His peace as you all go through this difficult time. I love you all!
    ~ Pam Brown-Thomas   Mobile
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2015
    Sending our love from Alcoa
    ~ Fred & Dorothy Kincaid   Alcoa
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2015
    Dorothy-I am praying that God will see you and your family through this trying time and will give each of you peace about your Dad.
    ~ Carol Royal   Valdosta, GA
  • Friday, September 18, 2015
    Dorthy, my deepest condolences to you and your family. Praying for God to comfort and give each one of you peace through this difficult time. I'm glad to know that your dad accepted the Lord as that gives us a peace that passes all understanding and to know he is now in a better place. I will continue to lift each of your up in prayer. God Bless! Sandy
    ~ Sandy Dunnam   Valdosta, GA
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2015
    It's sad to see you go, but To God be the Glory because you aren't hurtin anymore! See you later in the new Life, Uncle Gable!
    ~ Regina Brown   Hinesville, GA
  • Monday, October 05, 2015
    I spent many a fond childhood days with Gabel, Willie and Earl along with their mother and father. We formed a relationship that will forever be cherished in my memories of those days. Rest in peace my friend and may "God" bless and keep your family. Charles (Doodie) Wiggins
    ~ Charles Wiggins   Arlington, TX