CARROLLTON - Essie Loree Narmour Montgomery, age 99, died Thursday January 2, 2014 at Greenwood Leflore Hospital from heart failure.
She was born July 20, 1914 to the late George and Roxie Mann Narmour and attended school in Carroll County. She worked until her retirement at Baldwin Piano in Greenwood and was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, where she was active for years in WMU and the Senior Citizens Group, and was a member of the Eastern Star. She is preceded in death by her husband, M.R. 'Bud' Montgomery, and a son, Erby Montgomery, Sr.
Visitation was 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Sunday, January 5, 2014 at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Teoc. Funeral Services followed at 3:00 p.m. at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church with Reverend Lanny Haley and Reverend Joseph Sansing officiating.
Her grandchildren served as pallbearers. Burial was in Mount Pisgah Cemetery.
She is survived by two sons, James Roy Montgomery of Greenville and Ray Montgomery of Carrollton; four daughters, Mary Frances Tingle of Byram, Nell Whitfield of Carrollton, Shirley Clark of Greenwood, and Polly Acey of Carrollton; one sister, Emerine Lemley of Greenwood; 21 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to the Mount Pisgah Cemetery Fund, 624 CR 256, Carrollton, MS 38917 or to the Mount Pisgah Playground Fund, 286 CR 41, Carrollton, MS 38917.
Williams and Lord Funeral Home is in charge, and a guestbook may be signed at www. williamsandlord.com.