Tompkinsville in Monroe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Rev. W. E. Thomas
Erected in the Memory of
Born in Monroe County, KY April 13, 1875, Died November 5, 1943 while ministering to the soldiers at Fort Knox.
He served faithfully as a minister of the Methodist Church for more than 50 years. As pastor, evangelist, and missionary, he glorified God, honored the church and served his fellowman.
He gave freely of his time, talents and substance for the care of orphan children. He left the world better than he found it. He looked for the best in others and gave the best he had.
His life was an inspiration and his memory a benediction.
"He was a good man and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith and much peple was added to the Lord." Acts 11-24.
Location. 36° 40.669′ N, 85° 42.408′ W. Marker is in Tompkinsville, Kentucky, in Monroe County. Marker is on Old Mulkey Park Road. Click for map. Located inside of Old Mulkey State Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 38 Old Mulkey Park Road, Tompkinsville KY 42167, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Mulkey Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hannah Boone Pennington (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Chism Monroe County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Monroe County World War II Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Monroe County World War I Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Monroe County - Tompkinsville (approx. 1.8 miles away); Courthouse Burned (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tompkinsville.
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