Dennis Murphy Montgomery

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Services for Dennis Murphy Montgomery, of Brookhaven, will beheld at 2 p.m. on Monday, March 31, at Brookhaven Funeral Home onNatchez Drive, with burial in Concord Baptist Church Cemetery inFranklin County.

Visitation was held on Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Montgomery, 80, died March 29, 2008, at Silver Cross NursingHome. He was born in Franklin County on April 26, 1927, to EffieMontgomery and Lizzie Davis Montgomery.

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He was a retired carpenter and cabinetmaker. He was a member ofRamah Baptist Church in Franklin County.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife of 33 years,Eva Pearl Williamson Montgomery; his two brothers and foursisters.

Survivors are his sons, Tarry Montgomery and wife Daphne, andGarry Montgomery and wife Elisa, all of McCall Creek; hisdaughters, Shelia Skelton and husband Ron, and Dymple Brown andhusband Dale, all of Brookhaven; his sister, Christine Smith, ofNatchez; his grandchildren, Kevin Skelton, Tera Skelton Smith, BradBrown, Austin Davis, Grant Montgomery, Jordan Montgomery and JaxonMontgomery; and his great-grandchildren, Alexis Cummins, GunnerSmith, Braylei Skelton Steele and Macey Skelton Steele.