Thousands of visitors and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered for the funeral service for President Thomas S. Monson on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 at the LDS Church Conference Center in Salt Lake City.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a viewing for President Thomas S. Monson on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.
Monson died Monday, Jan. 2, 2018, after serving as the church’s leader for nearly 10 years. A funeral for Monson will be at the LDS Church Conference Center Friday, Jan. 12 at noon.
Monson became a church bishop at the age of 22 and also became the youngest church apostle ever in 1963 at the age of 36. He served as a counselor for three church presidents before taking the role of president for the church.