Mary Jane Montgomery

Mary Jane Montgomery, age 77, of Ducktown, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, August 23, 2018. 

Mary Jane was a native of the Copper Basin area and was a daughter of the late William Andrew Hughes and Delphia Marr Hughes. She was a member of the Union Baptist Church and a 50-year member of the Friendship Chapter #499 O.E.S. She retired from Gold Kist.  Mary Jane had volunteered at the Copper Basin Crisis Center and was active in her church organizations.  Mary Jane was the last survivor of 10 children.

She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Kenneth John Montgomery Sr., of Ducktown, Tennessee; sons and daughters-in-law, Johnny (Penny) Montgomery of Ducktown, Tennessee, Brian (Laura) Montgomery of Cleveland, Tennessee, Sam (Dana) Montgomery of Jasper, Tennessee; 12 grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

Memorial services were conducted Sunday, August 26, 2018, from the Maple Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Al Patterson and the Rev. Claude Mathis officiating. 

Music was by Brenda Jones and Debbie Mull. 

Flowers are accepted, however if you wish, donations may be made to the Copper Basin Crisis Center, C/O P.O. Box 24, Ducktown, TN, 37326. 

Condolences may be sent to the family at  Akins Funeral Home of Copperhill was in charge of the arrangements.

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