Alma Keenan Montgomery

Published 6:00 am Monday, December 8, 2003

Services for Alma Keenan Montgomery of Brookhaven are 10 a.m.Monday, Dec. 8, at Brookhaven Funeral Home with burial in MatthewsChapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday, Dec. 7, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mrs. Montgomery, 99, died Saturday, Dec. 6, at Haven HallNursing Home. She was born in Wesson on Feb. 6, 1904, to HattieMcBride Keenan and William Everette Keenan.

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She was retired from the Farmers Home Administration. She was amember of Matthews Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a memberof the National Association of Retired Federal Employees and a pastmember of the Pilot Club of Brookhaven, Rose Craft Garden Club,Friendship Coffee Bible Study and Christian Women’s Club.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, GeneMontgomery; her sister, Lena Hodges; and her brother, Walter EarlKeenan.

Survivors are her niece Janice Brister and husband Shelby ofBogue Chitto; her great-niece, Sherry Sellers and husband Barry ofVicksburg; her great-nephew, Joel Brister and wife Christy of EastBrewton, Ala.; her brother-in-law, Bill Hodges of Brookhaven; threegreat-great-nieces; three great-great-nephews; and a host ofcousins.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to theMatthews Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund.