Lillian G. "Jerry" (Wallace) Montgomery, 82, of Piedmont, MO passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center. She was born October 22, 1935 to Parents Herman and Eva (Johnson) Wallace.
Lillian was united in marriage to Reginald “Reggie” Montgomery, October 16, 1953. They were married fifty-eight years until his passing June 29, 2012. Lillian was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and was of the Baptist faith. She loved when her family gathered at her home and she had a passion for cooking and sewing.
In addition to her parents and loving husband, Lillian was preceded in death by one great-grandchild: Morgan O’Brien and one sister: Phyllis Moses.
She is survived by children: Danny Montgomery and wife Mary of Piedmont, MO, David Montgomery of Newburg, MD, and Bonita Turner and husband Jerry Piedmont, MO; grandchildren: Jason (Kelly) Smith, Amy (Jack) Lashley, Adam (Sarah) Montgomery, Justin Montgomery, Corey (Annie) Thompson, Jon (Chelsea) Montgomery, Will (Erica) Montgomery, Ben (Jennifer) Thompson, Rob Montgomery, Samantha Montgomery, and Andrea Burns; nineteen great-grandchildren; sisters: Karen Eaton of Piedmont, MO, Nadine Brown of Ellsinore, MO, Gail Brown of Steelville, IL; brothers: Stan Wallace of Piedmont, MO, and Steve Wallace of Louisville, KY.
Visitation was held 6:00 pm, Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO. Funeral services followed Friday, May 11, 2018 at 1:00 pm also at the Piedmont Chapel. Pastor Richard Sanders ministered to the family. Jason Smith, Adam Montgomery, Justin Montgomery, Rob Montgomery, John Montgomery and Will Montgomery served as pallbearers. Cody Hughes, Rylie Montgomery and Parker Montgomery served as honorary pallbearers. Burial followed at Alwood Cemetery near Piedmont. Online condolences can be made at rueggfuneralhomes.com