MARIETTA — Johnny Brent Montgomery of the Greenville Community went to be with the Lord on February 6, 2013, at the age of 47. Services are set for 10 a.m. Monday, February 11, 2013, in the Chapel of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home, Marietta, with Eddie Montgomery officiating. Interment will follow in Lakeview Cemetery, Marietta, under the direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Born February 22, 1965, in Ardmore, Okla. Brent was the son of Carlin Jane Walker Montgomery and Jerry Paul Montgomery.
A 1983 graduate of Frost High School, Brent spent most of his life in Texas and returned to Love County to make his home in 2011. He earned an associate degree in Accounting from Cooke County College, owned and operated Montgomery Tax Service in addition to being a department manager for Wal-Mart. Brent volunteered at the Ardmore VA Center and also prepared tax returns for family and friends. He enjoyed spending time with his family, collecting model cars, camping and working with his service dog and companion, Cowgirl.
Brent will be remembered for his dedication to his family, especially his nieces and nephews whom he loved dearly. His mother, Carlin Jane Walker Gorden preceded him in death on December 27, 2010.
Survivors include his father and stepmother, Jerry Paul and Susan Montgomery of Overbrook, Okla.; grandfather, Calvin Montgomery of Marietta; daughter, Shelby Montgomery of Spring, Texas; seven brothers and sisters-in-law, JP and Roxanne Montgomery of Fort Worth, Texas, Eddie and Jessie Montgomery of Boyd, Texas, Patrick "Skeeter" and Kimmy Gorden of Mildred, Texas, Allen and Terri George of Oklahoma City, Okla., Casey George of Overbrook, Okla., Jeff Montgomery of Oklahoma City, Okla., and Jesse Montgomery of Oklahoma City, Okla.; sister, Lisa Burton of Tishomingo, Okla.; 18 nieces and nephews and four great-nieces and nephews.
Serving as casket bearers will be his brothers, JP Montgomery, Patrick "Skeeter" Gorden, Allen George and Casey George, and nephews, Clay Montgomery and Chaz Benavides.
Honorary bearers will be his other nephews and lifelong friend James Smith.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.