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Virgil Berry Montgomery
Birth: May 19, 1883
Sulphur Springs
Hopkins County
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 3, 1955
Holdenville
Hughes County
Oklahoma, USA

Virgil Berry Montgomery,was the son of Hugh Allison and Drucilla Paralee (Posey) Montgomery. He was bn in Hopkins Co. TX. and was a small boy when his mother died. Later, he left home with his bro., Jones Posey, boarding out and working for people on the farm. V.B. was 6'4, and as they "cradled" grain with a scythe (like lge tines of a fork) his height, even though he was young, gave him advantage with this tool and he was hired often because of the amount he could "cradle."
This Montgomery family, moved to Indian Terr. in mid 1890's, where V.B. met and mar. Susan Ellen Barnett, at Roff, I.T, in 1901, where he was working for her sister, *Lou's husband, John Turney.[1900 census] *Luvada

V.B. and Susan farmed. They raised six daughters, (Lottie, Pearl, Hazel, Lucille, Jimmy, & Truba); and two sons,(Raymond C. and Bearl), but Bearl d. at 17 yrs of age. Three other children died young. He mar. Alta Coats after Susan died and a son, Odie Berry was born to this union, ca 1940. The marriage did not last. Later, he worked in a State Home at Vinita where he met and later married Lucille Cox, a nurse, of Enid, OK. After they retired, they moved to Holdenville, where he died of a heart attack.
Besides his wife, Lucille, he was survived by six daughters, and two sons; twemty-one grandchildren, a host of greats, and numerous friends. He was affiliated with the Holdenville Free Will Baptist Church, where Rev. McKinsey was pastor and he conducted the funeral service for Virgil B. 
 
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 Parents:
  Hugh Allison Montgomery (1847 - 1906)
  Drucilla Paralee Posey Montgomery (1851 - 1892)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan Ellen Barnett Montgomery (1882 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Lottie Montgomery Young (1901 - 1991)*
  Houston Montgomery (1903 - 1909)*
  Pearl Pauline Montgomery Vance (1905 - 1993)*
  Bearl Montgomery (1905 - 1922)*
  Hazel L. Montgomery Rush (1909 - 1989)*
  Raymond Carl Montgomery (1912 - 1998)*
  Lucille Montgomery Owens (1915 - 1994)*
  Truba Aline Montgomery Nickell (1922 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Edward Montgomery (1871 - 1937)*
  Jones Posey Montgomery (1874 - 1939)*
  Virgil Berry Montgomery (1883 - 1955)
  Elbert Jefferson Montgomery (1898 - 1993)**
  Harris Carl Montgomery (1901 - 1981)**
  Stella E. Montgomery Bowman (1904 - 1986)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
"All Is Well"
 
Note: Thank you, Jim Tully, for the sponsoring of this memorial page. wvy
 
Burial:
Non Cemetery
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Hughes County
Oklahoma, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Leona A. Mathis
Record added: Nov 14, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6927592
Virgil Berry Montgomery
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Virgil Berry Montgomery
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