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Ella Ruth Agnew Montgomery

February 6, 1936 — April 19, 2023

Burlington

Ella Ruth Agnew Montgomery

Burlington– Ella Ruth Agnew Montgomery, 87, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at her home surrounded by her loving family. A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of the late Charles Agnew Sr. and Ruth Davis Agnew and was married for over 68 years to Billy Burton Montgomery, who survives.    

Ella retired from Western Electric after 36 years, where she worked on the line as a wireman.  She was a faithful member of Bible Baptist Church.  She enjoyed working outside in her yard, especially tending to her flower garden, sewing, cooking and decorating but most of all she loved spending time with her grandchildren. 

Survivors other than her husband, Billy B. Montgomery include her children; Theresa Wilkie and husband Joseph, Rex Montgomery and wife Melody and Dana Proctor and husband Thomas, grandchildren; Beth Ward and husband Ben, Eric Wilkie and wife Melissa, Alex Montgomery, Cody Tapp and wife, Alison and Haley Tapp, great grandchildren; Gracie Ward, Garret Ward, Carter Wilkie as well a a great granddaughter on the way, Isabelle Jane Tapp, brother; Norman Agnew and a brother-in-law; Buck Montgomery and his wife Mary.  She was preceded in death by her parents; Charles and Ruth Agnew, siblings; Charles Herbert Agnew, Jr., Ronnie Agnew, Treva Daniels, Jeff Agnew and Henry Agnew. 
 
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Authoracare Hospice; 914 Chapel Hill Rd. Burlington, NC 27215 or Bible Baptist Church; 2733 Kirkwood Dr, Burlington, NC 27215
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Monday, April 24, 2023

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