Mrs. Martha Jossey Montgomery, age
93, passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at Perfect Care.
Funeral services are planned for on Saturday, November 30, from the chapel of Hancock
Funeral Home, 427
S. Lee St., with
Rev. Betty Lee Scott officiating.
Private interment will be held on Monday, December 2, in AndersonvilleNationalCemetery.
A native of Americus, she was born February 20, 1926, daughter of the late Lamar C. Jossey
and the late Ethel Roberts Jossey. Mrs. Montgomery
was a mother, a home maker, and a volunteer. She was a charter member of the
Surfside Garden Club in Cocoa
a volunteer with Military Family Services in Mobile, AL;
a member of the Americus Hospital Auxiliary; the Patrick Air Force Base
Officers' Wives Club; Cocoa Beach Women's Club; and Cocoa Beach Women's Golf
Club. She loved playing bridge and golf.
Mrs. Montgomery was a member of LeeStreetUnitedMethodistChurch. She was a graduate of MarshBusinessSchool in Atlanta.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
husband, Retired Lt. Colonel USAF and World War II veteran, William Edwin
"Bill" Montgomery; and two brothers: Lamar Jossey,
Jr. and Joe Jossey.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to
Perfect Care, 114
Sullivan Dr., Americus, GA31709; or to Shriners' Hospitals for
Children, c/o Sumter Shrine Club, 1209 Crawford St., Americus, GA31709; or to LeeStreetUnitedMethodistChurch, 1102
S. Lee St., Americus, GA31709.
Hancock Funeral Home, 427 S. Lee St., is honored to be entrusted with these arrangements for
Mrs. Martha Jossey Montgomery.