Obituary for Shelley Evans Montgomery

Shelley Evans Montgomery, age 90 of Salem passed away Monday, August 15, 2022 in the Salem Health and Rehab.

Born May 29, 1932, he was the son of the late Donnie Edgar Montgomery and Josie Quesenberry Montgomery. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Les Montgomery, and sisters, Catherine Harris, Evelyn Walters, and Reba Farmer.

He was a veteran of the United States Army. He graduated from NRVT with honors, was a long time employee of Hayes, Seay, Mattern & Mattern and Roanoke County before retiring as an associate engineer from Radford College.

He is survived by 

His wife – Julia A. Cox Montgomery – Salem 

ChildrenGeorge Montgomery (Terri) – Salem, Elaine Montgomery Caswell (Steve) – Hollins,

LeaLynn Montgomery Firebaugh (Jeff) – Buchanan, Rebecca Akers Johnson – Raleigh, Barbara Simpkins – Floyd, Victoria Simpkins – Giles County

GrandchildrenAngela Martinez, Evan Montgomery III, Zachary Montgomery, Kelsey Firebaugh, Kaitlin Hill & LaTara Sturgis 

Numerous Great Grandchildren 

BrotherMarvin Cecil Montgomery (Effie) – Dublin

Graveside funeral services will be held 11:00 AM – Friday, August 19, 2022 at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin with Chaplain Bobby Ward officiating.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.