Obit: Montgomery, Amanda (1849 - 1908)
Contact: Pat Phillips
----Source: Republican and Press, Sept. 24, 1908, page 1
Mrs. Amanda Montgomery died at the home of her son Wm. Montgomery in this city Sept.21, 1908, her health having been frail for a long time.
Deceased whose maiden name was Amanda Bedford was born in St. Louis, Mo., April 11, 1849. Her family moved to Chicago and from there to places in Indiana, Illinois and the south.
She was married to George Montgomery at Galena, Ill., April 23, 1868. To them were born four children, three daughters and one son, the son alone surviving. She leaves also two half
sisters in St. Louis. Mr. Montgomery died Aug. 31, 1887. In 1892 she came here to make her home with her son William and has resided here since.
Mrs. Montgomery was an active member of the W.R.C. She was a lady who won the respect and esteem of all who met here and especially those who were closely associated with her.
The funeral was held under the direction of the ladies of the W. R. C. on Wednesday, Rev. W. P. Burrows officiating.
(Amanda Montgomery--Mother-in-law of Frank Glass)
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