John Henry Montgomery, 75, who had resided in Dickens County for the past year, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, at the Spur Memorial Hospital. He will be buried Thursday, November 1, in the Spur Cemetery following services at the Chandler Funeral Home chapel. Rev. John L. Floyd, pastor of the First Christian Church, will conduct the services.
Montgomery moved to Spur from Hawley about a year ago and resided at 602 E. 2nd Street. He was a native Texan, having been born at Georgetown, Texas on Nov. 6, 1880.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Susan Montgomery of Spur; five sisters, Mrs. Rosa McLaughlin, Mrs. Bessie Locklar, Mrs. Mattie Locklar, Mrs. Edna Price and Mrs. Rena Adams; four brothers, U.B., Dick, D.W. and George.
©The Texas Spur, November 1, 1956Transcribed September 2004
Graveside services for Susan Ann Montgomery, 97, were held Saturday in Spur Cemetery with Randy Mashburn, minister of the Spur Church of Christ, officiating.
Mrs. Montgomery died at a Pecos nursing home on February 5. She moved to Dickens County in 1952 from Hawley. She made her home there until 1968 when she moved to Midland. She had lived in Pecos the past five years. She was a member of the Church of Christ.
Her husband preceded her in death in October of 1956.
Survivors include a brother, Lewis Ham, Pauls Valley, OK; three sisters, Pinky McAlpin and Hazel Houston, both of Breckenridge and Lilly McMahan, Wichita Falls; several nieces and nephews.
©The Texas Spur, February 12, 1981from the records of Lillian Grace Nay
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