Montez Lucretia Cloud

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Montez Lucretia Cloud, 95, of Vinita, Okla., passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Heartsworth Nursing and Rehabilitation in Vinita.

She was born Jan. 22, 1920, in Powell, the daughter of Elbert Cleveland and Selma Margeriete (Planchon) Link. She was united in marriage to Chester Cloud, who preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death were her parents; and a son, Melvin Cloud; four brothers, Wallace, Clifford, Edward and John Link; and four sisters, Ileana Gum, Louise Jones, Bernice Dopp and Ileatha Baehr.

Survivors include: one daughter, Ann Swofford and her husband, Roger, of Cleora, Oklahoma; one granddaughter; three step-grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She grew up and received her education at Powell. From 1954 until 1972, she was co-owner of Bethpage Grocery Store. She was a member of Union Chapel Church.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Union Cemetery, Stella, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home, Wheaton. Pastor Billy Joe Gentry will conduct the services.

Contributions may be made to the charity of your choice in memory of Montez.

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