Billy Ray Montgomery

Published 6:00 am Monday, February 2, 2009

Services for Billy Ray Montgomery, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Sunday, Feb. 1, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with burial in thechurch Cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home on Natchez Drive is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 9 a.m. until noon at the funeral homeand from 1 p.m. until the time of the service at the church.

Mr. Montgomery, 71, died Jan. 29, 2009, at his residence. He wasborn in Lincoln County on Oct. 31, 1937, to Versie Montgomery andAmye Newell Montgomery.

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He worked at Lincoln County Co-Op and Brookhaven Milling Co. Hewas a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his stepmother, RadieMontgomery; and his sister, Bobbie Mullins.

Survivors are his wife, Brenda Smith Montgomery, of Brookhaven;his daughter and son-in-law, Kristy Smith and Lance Smith, ofBrookhaven; his daughter and son-in-law, Kelly Delaughter and RonnyDelaughter, of Brookhaven; his grandchildren, Charity Satterfield,Abby Delaughter, Nick Delaughter, Kacy Smith and Kaylin Smith; andhis great-grandchildren, Carter and Parker Satterfield.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to Community Hospice ofAmerica or Mt. Zion Baptist Church Brotherhood.