Ernest Montgomery

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Services for Ernest Montgomery, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m.Monday, March 31, at Brookhaven Funeral Home’s Jackson StreetLocation Chapel with burial in Hillcrest Church of ChristCemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from 4 until 8 p.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Montgomery, 95, died March 27, 2008, at Shady Oaks NursingHome. He was born in Lincoln County on April 29, 1912, to ThomasFrancis Montgomery and Betty Walker Montgomery.

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He was retired from Southern Wholesale Company with over 40years of service and was also a farmer. He was a member ofHillcrest Church of Christ.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Mildred Smith Montgomery;his parents; three brothers; and three sisters.

Survivors are his daughter and son-in-law, Elaine and ClaudeBennett Smith, of Brookhaven; his sister, Ila Ruth Dunaway, ofBrookhaven; his grandsons, Scott Smith, of Clinton, and SteveSmith, of Edmond, Okla.; and his great-grandchildren, Riley andLaura Smith, both of Clinton.