ARARAT, Va. — Mr. Winfred Lester Montgomery, 71, of Ararat, Va., died Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Northern Hospital of Surry County. Mr. Montgomery was born in Patrick County on Aug. 24, 1942, to the late Hie Maddison and Sallie Barnard Montgomery. Mr. Montgomery was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Folger Lee Montgomery. Surviving are sisters and a brother-in-law, Dorothy M. Noah, Ruby M. Mankins, and Maxine M. and husband, Haywood King, all of Ararat, Va.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Floyd and Helen Montgomery, and Roosevelt and Pat Montgomery, all of Ararat, Va., Acie Montgomery of Vandergrift, Pa., Barnard and Love Montgomery of Hillsville, Va., Franklin D. Montgomery and Julia Van Dyke of Wilmington, Del.; and several nieces and nephews. There will be a memorial service at a later date. If desired, a memorial contribution can be made to the Barnard Family Cemetery, c/o Dorothy M. Noah, 108 Maple Ridge Lane, Ararat, VA 24053. Online condolences may be made at

Published in Mount Airy Newspapers from Dec. 9 to Dec. 10, 2013