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
Rev. J. Harley
Adams, pastor of the church, will officiate, assisted by
Rev. Robert Morse, pastor of the Emmett
Interment will follow in the Melba
Services and interment are under the direction of the
Alsip Funeral Chapel,
She was born
March 10, 1884 at Collins,
Mo., to James and Ellen McConnell.
She was reared and educated in
She married Jesse Clinton Montgomery on Jan. 1, 1902
in Lewisburg and they started farming there.
In 1916, they moved to Waterville, Wash.,
They moved to Boise in 1922.
In 1926, they moved to Melba, where they continued
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
where she has since resided.
She was a member
of the Melba
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.