Whitesburg KY

Gladys Montgomery dies at 85

Gladys Montgomery, 85, died June 4 in Amarillo, Tex.

Born at Linefork to the late Lawrence and Ida Halcomb Coots, she was the widow of Oscar Montgomery and the mother of the late Elizabeth May.

She was graduated from the Stuart Robinson High School, and attended business college in Louisville.

Surviving are a son, John and wife Ellen of Boise City, Okla.; a daughter, Sue Smith and husband Bernard of Hugoton, Kan.; a sonin law, Donald May of Felt, Okla.; three brothers, Herman Coots of Espanol, N.M., Jerry Coots of Whitesburg, and Don Coots of Xenia, Oh.; four sisters, Gertrude Arvai, Glendale, Calif., Delois Middlebrook, Chattanooga, Tenn., Mary Bennett, Linefork, and Mabelene Sizemore, New Tazewell, Tenn.; eight grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held June 7 at the Felt Baptist Church. Burial was in the wBertrand Cemetery.

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