January 25, 2010
WEST POINT — Elsie Montgomery, 91, died Jan. 24, 2010, at North Mississippi Medical Center. Services are Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Robinson Funeral Home with the Rev. Barry Hathcock officiating. Visitation is Tuesday from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Montgomery was born Nov. 26, 1918, in West Point to the late Lillie Norris and Walter Murff. She was a member of First Baptist Church and The Order of the Eastern Star. She was retired from The Clay County Department of Human Services. She is survived by her sons, Roger Montgomery, of Pascagoula, Pete Montgomery, of West Point; daughter, Gail M. Youkon, of Van Buren, Ark.; seven grandchildren and eight grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James L. Montgomery, daughter, Ellen Johnson and a brother, Roger Murff. Pallbearers are Rob Montgomery, Jim Montgomery, Robert Prewitt, Scott Montgomery, Jerry Stockman and Mike Doss. Memorials may be sent to LeBonheur Children’s Hospital, 50 Dunlap St., Memphis, TN 38103.