Imogene Montgomery

Imogene Rusk Montgomery, 91, of Rockville, Indiana passed away at 9:50 am Thursday, January 3, 2019 at her residence. She retired from Rockville Elementary School Cafeteria with 34 years of service.

She was born September 28, 1927 in Guion, Indiana to the late Paul Rusk and Effie Hope Rusk. Her husband of 48 years, John L. Montgomery whom she married June 28, 1947 preceded her in death July 27, 1996.

They had four children, John Allen Montgomery whom preceded her in death January 9, 2012, Carol Klutts of Muscle Shoal, Alabama, Mark A. (Mary Lou) Montgomery of Greenwood and Bill Montgomery of Rockville who has been a faithful caregiver; eight grandchildren, Lesley Poe, Jenny Montgomery, Julie Montgomery, Johnny Montgomery, T.J. Klutts, Candi Klutts, Kelli Miranda Smith and Kaleb Montgomery; twelve great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her siblings , Sam Rusk, Elizabeth Smith, Lucille Cook, Geri Blocker, Robert Rusk, Mina Rose Martin.

She graduated from Union Township High School and Indiana Business College. She was a member of the Rockville Christian Church, a volunteer at the Parke County Food Pantry, member of the Euchre Club, Home Economics Club, she also worked as a seamstress for Jack and Rose Wilson and Mac Tofaute.

Memorial services will be 4:00 pm Monday, January 7, at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville with the Rev. Tim Russell officiating. Burial will be in Memory Garden Cemetery at a later date. Memorial visitation is from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm Monday at Gooch Funeral Home.

Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to Parke County Food Pantry, PO Box 222, Rockville, Indiana in her memory.

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