J.C. Montgomery, Jr.
Eastman - Services for J.C. Montgomery, Jr., 87, of Eastman, OK are set for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, July 8, 2021, in the Eastman Baptist Church with Pastor Joey Lansdale officiating and Pastor Brandon Twyford assisting. Interment will follow in the Eastman Cemetery, under direction of Flanagan-Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Marietta, OK.
J.C. was born on November 25, 1933 in Hobart, OK, the son of James Clarence and Zella Evelyn (Richman) Montgomery. He passed away on Monday, July 5, 2021.
J.C. was a graduate of the Meadowbrook High School Class of 1952. He was the starting point guard for the 1951 and 1952 Oklahoma Class C State Basketball Championships. J.C. married his high school sweetheart, Rowena Williams on December 6, 1951 in Marietta. After graduation, J.C. was employed with Southwestern Bell from 1952 until his retirement in 1986. He also was the owner/operator of Sooner Cable TV from 1971 until 1986. J.C. was a Deacon and Church Treasurer of the Eastman Baptist Church and a Chairman for the Eastman Volunteer Fire Department. J.C. was very strong willed and caring man who loved his family.
Survivors include his wife, Rowena Montgomery of the home; son, Tim Montgomery and wife Donna of Santee, CA; daughters, Leeanne May of Sherman, TX, and Angie Fisher and husband Chet of Melissa, TX; 13 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by son, J.D. Montgomery; sisters, Mary Brimager, Bobbie Cox, and Thelma Hitt; granddaughter, Trinity Montgomery; and son-in-law, Randy May.
Casket bearers will be his grandsons. Honorary bearers are the Men's Sunday School Class, Harold White, Chet Fisher, Bub Williams, Charles Willis, and Buford Rackley.
Time of visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
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Posted online on July 07, 2021