2009-01-29 / Obituaries


Roy Montgomery, 68, of Gainestown died Jan. 23, 2009 at his residence.

He was born Dec. 3, 1940. He was a member of St. John Baptist Church in Gainestown. He was a retired mechanic from Vanity Fair in Jackson.

Survivors include one son, James (Paulette) Montgomery; one daughter, Barbara (Glen) James, both of Birmingham; five sisters, Rosie Lee Mitchell, Mobile, Sophia (Elvin) Fox, Choctaw Bluff, Carrie Dell Hayden, Mary Alice Montgomery, Bessie McClain, all of Gainestown; devoted friend, Estory Johnson, Anniemaine; four grandchildren;

He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Montgomery; two brothers, Tommy Montgomery, Aaron Montgomery.

A viewing will be held Thursday, (today), Jan. 29 at 11 a.m. until the 12 noon funeral hour at Antioch AME Church of Alma. Burial will follow in the Good Hope AME Cemetery in Gainestown. Jackson Memorial Funeral Home directed.


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