Monroe Brady Tench, age 71, of Commerce passed away Friday, May 6, 2016. Monroe was an United States Army veteran. He loved his family and his animals. Survivors include his son James Monroe Tench of Commerce; daughters Laura Frink of Gainesville, Connie Griffeth and husband Mark of Hoschton, Allison Wilkinson of Cleveland; brothers Mickey Tench and wife Kay of Sugar Hill, David Tench of AL; sisters Molly Floyd of Flowery Branch, Nancy Tullis and husband Wayman of Loganville, Cathy Mulkey and husband Pete of Statham, Joan Simmons of Flowery Branch, Olivia Hudson and husband Lewis of Chatsworth, 13 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives. A military honors memorial service will be held 7:00 pm Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with Will Griffeth officiating. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 pm Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the funeral home. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.