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Jackie Lee Montague
May 27, 1939 ~ October 10, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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Jakie Lee Montague was born on May 27, 1939, in Carthage, Missouri to Willimia Moore. His family moved to Amarillo, Texas at an early age. He attended High School at Carver. He continued his education on a Eldon Durrett Scholarship at Amarillo College. He then attended Langston University in Langston, Oklahoma. At Langston he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Arts. When he completed his degree, he returned to Amarillo to embark on a teaching career at his Alma Mate, Carver, where he taught Mathematics, Auto Mechanics, and Industrial Arts. He accepted Christ an early age at Carter Chapel Primitive Baptist Church. He was never without a church home. Hewas a man of character and morals and Christian values. Mr. Montague married the former Bertha June Hall in 1960 and to that union six children were born: Tonya, Embry, Hall, Darryl, Rodney, and Christopher.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife.
He is survived by his daughter, Tonya Montague, sons, Embry (Christine) Montague, Hall Montague, Darrel Montague, Rodney Montague, and Christopher Montague, twelve grandchildren, Ari Diona Montague, Jamina Scott/Montague, Kevin Carter, Gabriel Walker Montague, Amburr N. Montague, Nia M. Montague, Vivian Shamere Eason, Sierra Montague, Daryl Montague, Jr., Jonathan Montague, Shonte Montague, Dominique Montague, seven great-grandchildren, god-daughter Felicia Brown, and a host of family and friends.
His presence, teaching, and wicked sense of humor will be missed and cherished by all.