Pebble Jean Ward Montgomery, 85


Pebble Jean Ward Montgomery, 85, of Monticello, went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, November 19, 2022, in Monticello. She was born April 21, 1937, to the late Frank Ward and Tommie Reep Ward in Rye. 

She was the widow of Bobby Joe Montgomery. Pebble enjoyed a morning walk every day on main street until her health failed.  She also loved sewing, reading, and gardening.  She was a member of Pauline Baptist Church and was a prayer warrior for anyone who needed prayers.

In addition to her parents and husband, Pebble is also preceded in death by a son, Keith Montgomery; daughter-in-law, Kimberly Montgomery; and two grandsons, Tray Hale and Dustin Montgomery.

She is survived by a sister, Vonnie Winningham (Buddy); a son, Robert Montgomery; two daughters, Diane Higgs (Mark), and Jennifer Clements (Daren); grandchildren, Byron Montgomery, Sandi Jean Flynn who lovingly cared for her Memaw Pebble so she could stay home as long as possible, Kadi Thrower, Kelley Jo Eckhart, Jude Clements, Lucy Clements, and Will Clements; twelve great- grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Visitation was from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, November 22, 2022, from in the Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with Bro. Larry Clements officiating. Burial followed the funeral services at Union Cemetery in Rye. 

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