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Elizabeth Montgomery

12/04/1948 - 09/04/2013

Obituary for Elizabeth Montgomery

Mrs. Elizabeth Montgomery passed.

Celebration of life for Mrs. Elizabeth T. Montgomery will be held Thursday, September 12, 2013 1:00p.m. at Grissom-Clark Eastlake Chapel. Elder Naomi M. Johnson-Hines, officiating. Evangelist James Hightower, Eulogist. Interment, Westview Cemetery.

Mrs. Elizabeth “Mickey” Montgomery was born to Mrs. Ora Belle Johnson and the late Mr. Willie Bass on December 5, 1948 in Johnston, South Carolina.

“Mickey”, as she was affectionately known, grew up in Aiken, South Carolina. She graduated from Martha Schofield High School in 1966 and later attended Job Corps in Omaha, Nebraska.

Mickey worked various jobs in the financial intuitions in New York. She served as a Travelers Checks Sales Agent for Barclays Bank International. She relocated from New York in March of 1989 to Atlanta, Georgia where she continued her employment as a banker with Citizen’s Trust Bank for seven years. While working at the bank, she met the man who would later become the love of her life, Mr. Joseph Montgomery, Jr. After dating for a 2 years, they were united in Holy Matrimony on December 7, 1991.

Mickey also was employed as a courtesy officer at Maloof Auditorium and at various other locations throughout the Metro Atlanta area.

Mickey loved music and being in the company of family and friends where she enjoyed cooking out and her signature drink. She always encouraged her family to remain in contact with each other. One of Mickey’s favorite past times was shopping from the home television network channels.

Mickey was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Joseph Montgomery, Jr. her father, Mr. Robert F. Johnson and two brothers, Sharief Abney and Irving Abney.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughter, Rhonda (Michael) Ezzard; mother, Mrs. Ora Belle Johnson; four grandchildren, Keisha, Dylan, Torriean and Julian; two sisters, Naomi and Virginia; eight brothers, Ben, Robert, Walter, Wilson, John, Frank, Christopher and Alex; seven sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law and a host of other relatives and friends.

Family Hour from 6PM-7PM. Visitation Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from 12-9p.m. at Grissom-Clark Funeral Home, 227 East Lake Dr. (at Memorial Dr.) 404 -373-3191.

Survived by her daughter, Rhonda (Michael) Ezzard; mother, Mrs. Ora Belle Johnson; 4 grandchildren; 2 sisters; 8 brothers; and other relatives and friends. Visitation TODAY from 12-9p.m. Family Hour from 6-7p.m. at Grissom-Clark Funeral Home.

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