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Klea Montgomery Obituary
Montgomery, Klea



Klea Montgomery born January 13, 1924 in Mancos Colorado, passed away October 08, 2016. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends. She was the daughter of Perry and Elva Shilton. A faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and had a smile that would light up the room.

Klea loved spending time cooking, playing scrabble, and had a passion for quilting. Klea also enjoyed trips to Elephant Butte Lake with loved ones, she and Earl also spent many years traveling in their Motorhome sightseeing and met many new friends along the way. Klea worked in the fabric department at JC Penney and later retired from Mountain Bell. In retirement she and Earl ran Montgomery Drapery Inc., in Socorro, NM.

Klea was preceded in death by former husband Junnie Towery, daughter Eileen Montgomery, sister Flora Shilton and husband Earl Montgomery.

Klea is survived by brother, Tom Shilton, children, Ken Towery and spouse Kathy, Ron Montgomery, spouse of Eileen. Grandchildren: Keith Montgomery and spouse Rachelle, Jennifer Montgomery, Aaron Montgomery and spouse Lavona. Abe Towery and spouse Lauran, Joshua Towery and spouse Staci, Ben Towery and spouse Ericka, Raechel Bunnell and spouse David, Jerret, Jason, Kristin Cortese and Kate Wilson. Great-Grandchildren: Lanelle and spouse Bo, Christopher, Jessica, Katelynn, Adam, Zachary, Zane, Fallon, Judah, Damia, Jonas, Asher, Isaac, Lydia, Dylan, Rowan, Kaya, Gabriel, Able, Sammy, Kamea and Charles III. Great-great-Grandchildren, JaeLynn, Jordan, Laneah, Rhychie and Kaedence.

Memorial Services for Klea are to be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Socorro at 10:00 am on Saturday October 15, 2016

Flowers can be sent to the service address.

1121 El Camino Real St.

Socorro, NM 87801
Published in Albuquerque Journal on Oct. 14, 2016
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