Joseph Benjamin Montgomery
1926 - 2018
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Joseph Benjamin Montgomery FORT WORTH--Master Sgt. Joseph Montgomery, 91, passed away on Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018. At the time of his death, he was surrounded by his loving family. MEMORIAL SERVICE: 11 a.m. Friday, Jan 19, at Providence Baptist Church, 5500 Rickenbacker Place, Fort Worth, 76112. Viewing: 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Joseph will be buried at Dallas-Fort Worth National Veterans Cemetery, Dallas, 75211. Joseph was born in Quitman, Texas, on Sept. 6, 1926. He was drafted into the Army in 1945 and was assigned to Tuskegee Army Air Field, Tuskegee, Ala. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor as a result of his contributions to the Tuskegee Airmen. In June 1950, he married Ollie Mary Lowe. They had five children together. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1958 and retired in 1980 after 25 years of honorable service. While in the Air Force, he and his family lived throughout the United States, Europe, and Central America. Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Eva Williams Montgomery; and his siblings, Tommie, James, Curlee, Toussant and Beverly. SURVIVORS: Wife of 67 years, Ollie Mary; sister, Maurine Henry; children, Regina (Ebenezer), Donna Spencer (Willie), Dana Ojims (Paul), Kimberly Noel (Leonardson), and Kent (Lisa); grandchildren, Kristopher, Markus, Kristen, Martin, Monte, Austin, Marlon, and Harrison; great-grandchildren, Anaiyah and Kristopher.


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Published in Star-Telegram on Jan. 16, 2018.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
JAN
19
Viewing
10:00 - 11:00 AM
JAN
19
Memorial service
11:00 AM
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January 19, 2018
Commander James and Sylvia Chess
Commander James Chess and the Emanuel L. Young, American Legion Post 838 Family of Fort Worth, Tx would like to offer our sincere condolences to your family in the passing of our comrade.We appreciate the service that he unselfishly gave to our country.
Sylvia Mayfield-Chess
January 19, 2018
To the family of Mr Joseph Montgomery I'm praying for all of you may God bless and keep y'all It was a pleasure working with a very good family and being a part of a true legend. From Sherry Gardner and family I will always cherish the joy and memories
Sherry Gsrdner
Friend
January 18, 2018
May God watch and keep the family in HIS warm hands. God is with your family and we thank you for Mr. Montgomery paving the way for our brothers and sisters the in the military. May God's blessings be with your family. Charles Hickman and family.
Charles Hickman
January 18, 2018
Dana Ojims and the Montgomery family, sending prayers and my deepest sympathy! To be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord! RIH Mr. Montgomery
Monica Miller
January 18, 2018
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Monica Miller
January 18, 2018
Mary we are praying for you and send our heartfelt sympathy at this time and season in your life. Love you sister-friend. WilliamBill and Yvonne JOHNSON
January 17, 2018
May God's healing hands continue to provide comfort and strength to the entire Montgomery family in times like these. What a mighty man of valor was uncle Joe who served the Lord first and foremost, served his family, and his country. The Montgomery family will follow your lead to stand strong and courageous in any and every type of situation.

/s/
Emma Holleman Stevens (great niece, and the granddaughter of Maurene Montgomery Henry who is standing strong at the age of 103)
Emma Holleman Stevens
January 16, 2018
Will miss my neighbor and dear friend Mr. Joe. May he rest in peace.
Edna-Mae Barrera
January 16, 2018
A Premier Family of MONTGOMERY FAMILES here in Fort Worth for these past many, many years. We, the Burroughs Families extend our deepest sympathies to The Montgomery Families being 'family members,' all these many, many years here in Fort Worth. The Montgomery & Burroughs Families contributed much to this great city called FORT WORTH having grown, married and raised their families; attended and graduated from Historic I M Terrell High School and went on to further their educations and returned to Fort Worth continuing to make it the GREAT CITY it is today. To the Montgomery Families, We, the members of the Burroughs Family extend our deepest sympathies till we meet again around the Throne with others who have gone on to meet Christ Jesus. P E A C E Sarah Walker, Family Historian
SARAH WALKER
Family
January 16, 2018
Another man of honor and Comrade in arms, is permanently home now. May the grace and mercy of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ cover his family members who remain.
Jeff and Jackie Hampton
January 16, 2018
Cousin Donna and family am sorry for the loss of your love one. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.
Ms.Spencer-Cole
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