James F. Montgomery, 80, of Melba, died on Sunday, July 25,
1993, at a Boise care center. Memorial graveside services
will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, July 30, 1993, at the Melba
Military Honors will be under the direction of the
Nampa V.F.W. Post #3465 and the Melba American Legion,
Divin-Sloneker Post #126.
Services are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral
Montgomery was born on October 7, 1912, at
He was reared and educated in Elsmore and Stark,
In 1935 he moved west with his family, settling in
In 1940 he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving
in the South Pacific during WWII.
He received an honorable discharge in 1945 with the
rank of Corporal.
Following his honorable discharge he made his home in Grand
Canyon and Camp Verde, AZ,
where he worked as a construction worker.
His wife, Lola, preceded him in death in 1979 at
which time he moved to Nampa.
He later moved to Melba.
He was a lifetime member of the D.A.V., a lifetime
member of the V.F.W. and currently a member of the Nampa
V.F.W. Post #3465.
James is survived by a daughter, Janice Cotton,
Glenns Ferry, ID; a stepdaughter, Glenna Joe Agee, Kanab, UT;
a sister, Juanita Webb, Melba; a granddaughter; and a number
of nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his parents,
John C. and Ada Montgomery, and 2 brothers.
suggests memorials to the Melba Quick Response Unit,
83641; or to the Melba Senior