Owen Montgomery, 81, passed away peacefully under hospice care, surrounded by his family, on January 2, 2013 in Katy, Texas. Owen, the younger of two children, was born on October 20, 1931 in Monette, Arkansas.
Owen met his wife, Jennetta (Jan), in McKinney, Texas. They were married on July 27, 1951. Owen served in the Navy from 1951-1955. Afterwards, Owen and Jan moved to Spearman, Texas, where he owned and operated grocery stores located in Spearman and Gruver, Texas. Owen was a loving husband and dad. He never met a stranger.
Owen is preceded in death by son, Owen Ray; brother, Harvey Montgomery; parents, Curtis and Marie Montgomery, and his grandparents.
Owen Montgomery is survived by loving wife of sixty-one years, Jan; children, Cheryl Long, Donna Wood and husband Curtis, Gail Breland and husband Gary, Kandy Aycock and husband Steve, Richard Montgomery and wife Terri; grandchildren, Jeri Kay Kao and husband Simon, Jerrod Long, Jerrett Long, Chris Wood, Amber Lynn and husband Josh, Lexie Brink and husband Travis, Cody Breland and wife Sara, Jeff Aycock and wife Bonnie, Alan Aycock and wife Hannah, and Dustin Aycock and fiancé Crystal Rogers; great-grandchildren, Zachary and Malachi Kao, Emma Brink, Dylan and Grady Aycock, Austin Montgomery, and the expected arrival of three additional great grandchildren in 2013, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
If desired, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity. He was especially concerned with the care and treatment of animals.
You are invited to share in the Celebration of Life Services Mr. Owen Montgomery at 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 5th, 2013 at Kingsland Baptist Church, 20555 Kingsland Blvd., Katy, Texas 77450 with Pastor Mike Kelley officiating.