Ada Kathleen Bounds Montgomery

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Graveside service for Ada Kathleen Bounds Montgomery, 88, will be Saturday, September 20, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the original Jacksonville Cemetery with the Reverend Thomas Joyner officiating. Following the burial, the family will receive friends at the St. Luke's Episcopal Church Parish Hall from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mrs. Montgomery passed away peacefully, September 16, 2014. Survivors include her husband of sixty-three years, Dr. Theron Montgomery Jr.; a son, Dr. Theron E. Montgomery, III (TEM), of Troy; a daughter, Katherine Anne Montgomery Richardson (KAM), of Florence, S.C. and four grandchildren, Katie Montgomery Richardson, Thomas Boyd Richardson Jr., Theron Taylor Montgomery and Ethan Avery Montgomery. Mrs. Montgomery is preceded in death by her parents, Burwell Otto Bounds and Vera Katherine Hudson Bounds, of Tuscaloosa and her brother, Charles Hudson Bounds, also of Tuscaloosa. Honorary Pallbearers will be Mr. Thomas Richardson, Mr. Boyd Richardson, Mr. Taylor Montgomery, Mr. Ethan Montgomery, Mr. Mark Jones, Mr. J.E. Ingram and Dr. Bill Mehann. Mrs. Montgomery attended public schools in Centreville and Tuscaloosa, graduating from the University of Alabama in 1947 with a degree in Food and Nutrition. She was soon employed at Jacksonville State Teachers College where she met and married Dr. Theron Montgomery Jr. in 1951. She earned a Masters Degree in Library Science from Jacksonville State University where she worked on the library staff until her retirement. Thereafter, she served as the First Lady of Jacksonville State University with President Theron Montgomery Jr., from 1981 until 1986. In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family requests that memorials be made to The Montgomery Scholarship Fund through the Jacksonville State University Foundation at 700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, AL. 36265. Gray Brown-Service Mortuary in charge of arrangements. (256) 236-3441 Online condolences made at www.graybrownservice.com
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Published in The Anniston Star on Sept. 19, 2014
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Anniston, AL   (256) 236-3441
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