Quilton Montgomery – Obituary

By  | February 16, 2017 | Filed under: Obituaries, Parkway Funeral Home

Funeral for Quilton   Montgomery, 92, of Trinity will be Sunday, February 19, 2017, at Parkway Funeral Home, at 3:00 PM with Stanley Owensby officiating.  Burial will be in Montgomery Cemetery .  Visitation will be Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the funeral home.  Mr. Montgomery, who died Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at Decatur Morgan Hospital, was born March 8, 1924, to Ellis Montgomery and Fanny Parker Montgomery.  He married Anna Myrl Cheatham  on April 9, 1941. he was 17 she was 16. Four years later they were bless with a daughter Priscilla. He and Anna Myrl worked in Pascagoula, Mississippi at a ship yard and later enlisted in the United States Marine during WWII.  Land was purchased in Wren from his aunt Sally on which he planted an orchard, had goats, pigs and cows. He always liked to invent things to make life easier. One thing he invented was a water way system that allowed him to pump water from his back door too the pasture. They owned a store at Wren as well as him working as a mechanic in Moulton. In 1950 they moved to Ohio. He worked for some friends who owned a water proofing company. At this job he hung off of 10-15 story buildings replacing mortar so the building did’nt leak. Later he started a brick laying and furnace installation business After, he started working at Ford Motor Company and retired in the 80’s. Travel was something he enjoyed, there were trips to Haiti, Bahamas, Switzerland and Egypt. In Egypt he toured the pyramids and road a camel.  The last trip he took was out West with Anna Myrl. They traveled to the National Forest and planted a tree named for Priscilla. God blessed Quilton with a long, happy and fruitful life. He helped build two church buildings and served and deacon and trustee. Being a faithful member was important to him. If anything needed fixing they called Quilton. These few words do not do justice to telling of his life. He was wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and great great grandfather. He cared deeply for everyone. His family enjoys a good life because of him. He is terribly missed
He was preceded in death by:
Father – Ellis Montgomery
Mother – Fanny Parker Montgomery
Wife – Anna Myrl Montgomery
Grand Child – Eric Rutherford
Great grandchildren- Alyvia and Arya Tudor
Survivors include:
Daughter – Priscilla Tudor
Granddaughter-Cari Nantz
Grandson-Matthew (Grace) Tudor
Granddaughter-Stephanie Graham
Great granddaughter-Casey Banks
Great grandson-Dax Tudor

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