Jacqueline Kay “Jackie” Montgomery
April 29, 1937 ‒ April 01, 2019
MANSFIELD: “I pray that you will follow in God’s footsteps all the days of your lives and that you have a wonderful life!” Jackie’s handwritten notes to her grandchildren were a glimpse into the heart of a loving and faithful grandma who modeled her Christian faith in her daily life.
Jacqueline Kay “Jackie” Montgomery passed away Monday, April 1, 2019 in her home surrounded by her family. She was 81.
She was born April, 29, 1937 to parents Ed & Laura (Birchard) Daugherty in Spirit Lake, Iowa. On October 2, 1959, she married a wonderful man named Ronald L. Montgomery and they shared 59 wonderful years of marriage together.
Jackie worked as a licensed beautician in Oregon before staying home to take care of the children. In 1969 they moved to Ohio where Jackie had a cake decorating business in Crestline.
In 1975 she and 29 others were charter members of Berean Baptist Church. She was the church historian, chairman of the kitchen for the first 8 years and also taught Sunday school. She loved God with all her heart and just wanted to serve Him! She enjoyed visiting with the elderly just to be able to brighten their day having even served as a greeter and “coffee lady” at the Lexington Senior Civic Center for many years.
In spare time, she enjoyed oil painting, home decorating, baking and cake decorating. But above all, Jackie cherished her family.
She is survived by husband Ronald Montgomery Sr.; sons Ron (Susan) Montgomery Jr., Ken Montgomery and Doug (Julie) Montgomery; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; 9 nieces; 3 nephews; and many close friends she saw as family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister Loretta Annala; brother Buford Daugherty.
The Montgomery family will receive friends Friday, April 5, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service honoring Jackie’s life will be held on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. Pastor Jim Berry will speak. Burial will follow in Lexington Cemetery.
Contributions to Berean Baptist Church may be made at the funeral home.
Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Jackie’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com
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