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Information for Maude May McConnell Montgomery
10 March, 1884 21 June, 1984
The Idaho Press-Tribune
June, 1984

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Maude Montgomery
    Services for Maude May Montgomery, 100, Nampa, formerly of Melba, who died Thursday, June 21, at a Nampa nursing home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Melba Friends Church.
    Rev. J. Harley Adams, pastor of the church, will officiate, assisted by Rev. Robert Morse, pastor of the Emmett Friends Church.  Interment will follow in the Melba Cemetery.  Services and interment are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    She was born March 10, 1884 at Collins, Mo., to James and Ellen McConnell.  She was reared and educated in Lewisburg, Mo.  She married Jesse Clinton Montgomery on Jan. 1, 1902 in Lewisburg and they started farming there.  In 1916, they moved to Waterville, Wash., and farmed.
    They moved to Boise in 1922.  In 1926, they moved to Melba, where they continued farming.  Mr. Montgomery died on Jan. 25, 1954.  She later moved to Homedale to live with a daughter.  In 1977, she moved to Emmett and in 1981, to Nampa where she has since resided.
    She was a member of the Melba Friends Church. Her life-long hobby was raising flowers and working in her garden.
    She is survived by one son, Cecil Clinton Montgomery, Boise; three daughters, Mrs. Mabel Kissell, Fruitland, Mrs. Ines Heyer, Melba and Mrs, Irene Lee, Homedale; 17 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers, one sister, two sons and two daughters.  The family suggests memorial contributions to a favorite charity or flowers may be sent.

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