Shirley Ann Montgomery

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Shirley Ann Montgomery, 82, of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, in Olathe, Kan.

She was born Jan. 3, 1937, in Wichita, Kan., the daughter of Charles A. and Helen (Berry) Reid. On June 14, 1959, in Arkansas City, Kan., she was united in marriage to Eldon “Monty” Montgomery, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death were her parents and one brother, Charles Reid.

Survivors include: two sons, Mark Montgomery and his wife Georganna of Olathe, Kan., and son, Mike Montgomery of Overland Park, Kan.; one sister, Jennalee Hill of Bonney Lake, Wash., and six grandchildren.

She grew up and attended school in Arkansas City where she graduated from Arkansas City High School. Later she graduated from Wichita State College. For many years, she worked in the medical field as a medical technologist in Wichita. She was a member of Trinity Presbyterian in Shell Knob, where she played the piano and organ for Sunday services and sang in the choir.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 7 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Shell Knob under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Knob. Burial will be at McGuire Cemetery in Viola.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Shell Knob.

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