Dorothy Wilkerson Montgomery – January 11, 2015

Montgomery Obit PicDorothy Wilkerson Montgomery, 85, of Amarillo, died Sunday, January 11, 2015.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 13, 2015 in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel.  Burial will follow in Memorial Park Mausoleum with Lance Herrington Officiating.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Dorothy was born on May 4, 1929 in Childress to David (D.H.) and Bessie Lloyd Wilkerson.  She married Joe Glenn Montgomery on September 7, 2005 in Laughlin, NV.  She was a member of Paramount Baptist Church.  She loved all of her children, stepchildren,  grandchildren and great-grandchildren and they loved her unconditionally.  She enjoyed cooking and always had a lending ear to each and every one of them.  Most of all, she loved her husband with all of her heart.

She was preceded in death by five siblings and a granddaughter, Kellie Ann Carter.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Joe Glenn Montgomery of Amarillo; one son, Terry L. Cox and wife Bonnie of Pampa; stepson Larry Karlin and wife Wendy of Winterhaven, FL; six stepdaughters, Alicia Watson of Canyon Lake, TX, Sue Redman and husband Gary of Wesley Chapel, FL, Becky Watson and husband Dwight of Plainview, Madelene Chavez and husband Art, Sherrie Jacobson and husband Nick and Patricia Golden, all of Amarillo; one brother, Billy Wilkerson and wife Rosalee of Amarillo; two sisters, Catherine Hill of Childress and Earlene McCreary and husband Ed of Amarillo; grandsons, Brandon Ammons and Rick Mendoza;  numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; and her special friend of many years, Pauline Heath.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the American Heart Association or Paramount Baptist Church.

0 Replies to “Dorothy Wilkerson Montgomery – January 11, 2015”

  1. Joe and Family,
    We send our prayers and condolences to you. She was always greeting me with a smile and hug. I know she will be greatly missed.

  2. So sorry to hear about Dorothy. She will be missed by every one. Joe you and your family are in our prayers.

  3. Dorothy was a fun aunt to be around and was always interested in how we were doing. We will miss her very much.
    Donald and Laura

  4. Mrs. Montgomery will be missed. Her and her husband always bless us with their smiles every week. Our prayers go out to you and your family.

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. I know how much Dorothy will be missed. I will miss her too. I loved the time I shared with her on Tuesday. Prayers and hugs to all of you.

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