Lavonia E. (McLeroy) Montford

Born: Mon., Jul. 1, 1929
Died: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Nov. 19, 2018
Location: Glenwood Chapel

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
Location: Friendship Baptist Church

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Mrs. Lavonia E. Montford, age 89, of Alamo died Saturday November 17, 2018 at Community Hospice of Vidalia after an extended illness. 

Mrs. Montford was a native of Telfair County and had resided in Wheeler County for most of her life.  She retired as Social Activity Director of Conner Nursing Home of Glenwood with over 25 years of service.  She was an avid gardener who loved to plant flowers; she loved to travel; was very active in WMU, and was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

Mrs. Montford is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Gladys McLeroy; and her husband Howard Montford.

Lavonia is survived by three sons, Steve Montford (Pia) of Alamo, Kenneth Montford (Wilma) of Glenwood and Dwight Montford (Sarah) of Vidalia; her daughter, Sandra Harvill (Eddie) of Alamo; her aunt, Betty Hayes of Heflin AL; three nephews, Tommy Jinks of Jacksonville FL, Mike Montford of Hazlehurst, and Gary Montford of Hazlehurst; and her niece, Helen Bible of Heflin AL.  Thirteen grandchildren and twenty-three great-grandchildren also survive. 

Funeral services for Mrs. Lavonia E. Montford will be held Tuesday November 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Friendship Baptist Church with Reverend Chuck Morgan and Reverend Donny Brown officiating.  The family will receive friends Monday evening at Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service Glenwood Chapel from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service Glenwood Chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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Walter and Jackie White
   Posted Sun November 18, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this most difficult time. May God give you comfort and bless you with many memories.

Debbie Lovelace Clifton
   Posted Sun November 18, 2018
My prayers, love, and thoughts go out to the family. Sandra and Dwight, I'm so sorry about your Mama. I know how much she'll be missed.

Bubba and Connie Richardson
   Posted Sun November 18, 2018
Very sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Wynelle Dees Batton
   Posted Sun November 18, 2018
Prayers extended to you and yours!

Greg and Mary James
   Posted Mon November 19, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Mack & Suzanne Smith
   Posted Mon November 19, 2018
Praying for peace and comfort for your family at this difficult time.

   Posted Wed November 21, 2018
I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the family. I hope the scripture John 11:11 where the Bible likens death to a peaceful sleep can provide you with some peace at this time.

Kathy Davis
   Posted Wed November 21, 2018
My prayers are with you all AND GOD BLESS YOU

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