Benita (Akin) Montgomery

April 6, 1923 ~ November 28, 2012 (age 89)


Benita Montgomery, 89, of Jamestown St., Russell Springs,died Wednesday,

November 28, 2012 at the Russell County Hospital.

She was born April 6, 1923 in Adair County to the late Gillium and

Hattie Lee Harvey Akin.

She was a homemaker and a memberof the Russell Springs Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Montgomery; 2 sisters, Mabel Harvey,

Hilma Burton; 2 brothers, Ray Akin, Ralph Akin

Survivors: 2 daughters, Rebecca Montgomery, Lexington, Ky

                                       Teresa (Donnie) Morrison, Russell Springs

                  3 grandchildren: Ryan (Kim) Morrison, Louisville; Rachel Ann Meyers, Austin, TX

                                        Lindsay Elaine (Jared) Graves, Bowling Green, Ky

                   1 great grandchild: Patterson Scott Graves

                    1 sister: Zella Cole, Glasgow, Ky

Funeral service for Benita Montgomery will be 10 AM. Saturday at the Russell Springs

Christian Church with burial in the Rfussell Springs City Cemetery. Friends

may call after 4:30 PM. Friday at the church.

Officiating Clergy: Rev. Carroll Egnew, Rev. Jared Graves, Ryan Morrison

Special music: Dean & Sheila McKinley, Phyllis Egnew

Family requests memorials to Russell Springs Christian Church or to

Gideons International.

Active Pallbearers: Kenneth Redmon, Jared Graves, Mike Akin, Ryan Morrison

                                Kevin Cole, Roy Woosley

Honorary Pallbearers: Lonnie White, Mike Egnew, Herb Ellis, Garris Sullivan

                                 Van Johnson, Joe Harbison

Bernard Funeral Home in Russell Springs in charge of arrangements.


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November 30, 2012

4:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Bernard Funeral Home
367 North Main Street; PO Box 308
Russell Springs, KY 42642

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