MONTGOMERY, Audrey Evelyn
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Audrey Evelyn Montgomery, 78, of Powder Springs, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, March 18, 2013 at Kennestone Wellstar Hospital, Marietta, Georgia. She was born on August 20, 1935 in Limestone County, Athens, Alabama. She was the daughter of the late Wallace and Myrtle Montgomery, of Alabama. She began her career as a high school Language Arts teacher at Hapeville High School in Fulton County, Georgia, then Chamblee High School in Dekalb County. Later, she taught at North Cobb High School, Pebblebrook High School and completed her teaching career at Oakwood Open Campus High School, all in Cobb County, Georgia, where she retired in 1995. She earned her Master’s Degree in Language Arts at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. After her retirement, she spent much of her leisure time listening to Reverend Jimmy Swaggert’s sermons, music and talk programs on television. Evelyn was devoted to her “children” Casey and Alex, two perfect and beautiful Maine Coon cats. They were her constant companions providing her much love and friendship during her retirement. Her survivors include one brother, Russell Montgomery, of Hartselle Alabama; one sister, Christine Berryman of Moulton, Alabama; one niece, two nephews, four great nephews, two great nieces, and one great great nephew. Saturday, March 22, 2014, Funeral Services will be held in the Macland Chapel at the Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home, 3940 Macland Road, Powder Springs, Georgia. Visitation will be Saturday from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Mr. Roger Hines will deliver the eulogy. In lieu of flowers, it was Evelyn’s request to ask for donations to be sent to the Humane Society. 770-943-1511

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