September 23, 2012
Michael Ross Montgomery, 40, died Sept. 20, 2012, in Starkville. Services are Monday following the visitation at Welch Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Linhares officiating. Burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery. Visitation is Monday from 12-2 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. Mr. Montgomery was a graduate of Mississippi State University with two Bachelor’s degrees in Landscape Architecture and Landscape Construction and Management. He worked as a landscape designer for Mississippi Gardens. He attended Broadmoor Baptist Church, Adaton Baptist Church and New Covenant Church. He is survived by his wife, Haley Montgomery; daughter, Maggie Montgomery; sons, Travis and Elisha Montgomery, all of Starkville; and sister, Peggy Gordon of Birmingham, Ala. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.