James Clyde Montgomery Jr.

Published 12:56 pm Friday, January 6, 2023

Services for Mr. James Clyde Montgomery Jr. of Brookhaven are 2:30 pm, Monday, January 9, 2023, at Riverwood Family with visitation from 12:30 until the time of service. Burial will be at Riverwood Memorial Park.

James Clyde Montgomery Jr., 74, passed away January 6, 2023. He was born November 28, 1948, to the late James Clyde Montgomery Sr., and Sarah Elizabeth Harveston Montgomery.

He was a member of First Baptist Church Brookhaven. Mr. Montgomery was also a member of Gideon International, Global Maritime Ministries, and writer for Got Questions. He has taken mission trips to China, Indonesia, Panama, Nigeria, Malaysia and Singapore, and distributed approximately 1,000,000 Bibles around the world.

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Preceding him in death were his parents and brother, David Bruce Montgomery.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 55 years, Shirley O. Montgomery; children, Terry Spencer, Jim Montgomery, and Beth Covington and husband, Ben, all of Brookhaven. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Lauren Spencer, Geoffrey Spencer, Wesley Harper, Mark Covington and Owen Covington; along with a host of nieces and nephews and other family and friends, and sister, Gail ONesi, of Brookhaven.

Memorials can be made to the First Baptist Missions, 2001 E. Monticello St.

Brookhaven, MS. 39601 or Gideons International, 131 Gateway Dr. Ste A, Brandon, MS 39042

Condolences and other information are available online at www.riverwoodfamily.com.