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Verna Montgomery

Wednesday, December 17, 2003

Verna B. Montgomery, 95, of Brunswick, Ga., died Friday, Dec. 12, 2003, at the Brian Center Inn in St. Simons Island, Ga.

Born Feb. 24, 1908, in Cave City, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Silas and Mary Elizabeth Bray Blevins.

On Feb. 10, 1929, she married J.Y. Montgomery, who preceded her in death on March 31, 1987. She was also preceded in death by two sons, Jack and Billy John Montgomery; two brothers, J.B. and Troy Ellis Smith and one sister, Lorene White.

Survivors include three brothers, O'Neal Smith, of Arbyrd, Mo., Billy Joe Smith, of Palmyra, Va. and U.L. Smith, of Poplar Bluff, Mo.; one sister, Imogene Sharp, of Jonesboro, Ark.; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today, Wednesday, Dec. 17, at the First Baptist Church in Cardwell, Mo. with the Rev. Clyde Cook officiating.

Burial was in the Cardwell Cemetery.

Pallbearers were nephews, Randy, DeWayne and Shelton Smith, Robert Jones and Gerald and Leonard Sharp.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Arbyrd was in charge of arrangements.