Reba J. Montgomery

March 24, 1937 - October 11, 2014
Reba J. Montgomery

Reba Jean Montgomery originally from Noblesville, Indiana passed away on October 11, 2014 at the age of ?77 with her loving family by her side.

Reba was born to the late Bill and Eula Walker in Livingston, Tennessee on March 24, 1937. Reba was a 1955 graduate?of Noblesville High School in Indiana. ?Reba retired from Noblesville Firestone Industrial Products after 32 years in 1991.

She was the Secretary to the President as well as other positions through out her career at Firestone. Reba was a past member of the Noblesville?Christian Church.

Reba is survived by her loving husband of almost 59 years, Howard (Howdy). They were blessed with two wonderful children Ron and his wife, Julie of Parrish, Florida and Brian who passed away in 2009. Reba has four beautiful grandchildren, Kyle, Kristopher, Michael and Sherrie Montgomery and six great grandchildren. Reba was preceded in death by her brother Glen and has two surviving brothers Charles and James Walker.

After being snowbirds for almost 10 years, Reba and Howdy permanently moved to New Port Richey, Florida in 2001.

Reba loved to fish with Howdy and enjoyed playing golf with her family and friends. ?Her greatest passion in her life was
being with her family. ?Throughout her life she maintained a sweet and simple demeanor that won the trust and hearts of many. Most importantly her beloved Howdy, who she started dating in eighth grade. A love affair that spanned over 62 years.

Reba’s gift of joy, shown through her constant smiling and love she gave to others will never be forgotten.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 3:00 pm at Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home, 5228 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey, FL.


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  • October 13, 2014
    Array says:
    Reb, I miss you so much....I love you, lots and lots and lots, Howdy

  • October 14, 2014
    Array says:
    With our deepest sympathy to all of the family in this time of sorrow.

    Lee and Patsy Cash

  • October 15, 2014
    The Staff of Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home says:
    Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

  • October 15, 2014
    harold weston says:
    Trust GOD for all your needs, He is our
    only source for grace and understanding!!!

  • October 15, 2014
    Array says:
    Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.
    All our love,
    Mike, Carrie, Mallory, Meghan, and Kaiden

  • October 15, 2014
    Marge Patterson says:
    Howdy and family.

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • October 16, 2014
    Reba Phillips says:
    This message is being sent on behalf of the entire Montgomery family. This family is and was one of the most beautiful, caring, giving and you name it. They were always there in time of need. Reba was like my sister. The best golfing lady I ever knew, and OH how I will miss you. Howdy, Jerry and I wish we could be with you, but you have our many, many thoughts and prayers. We love you guy.

  • October 16, 2014
    Kyle Montgomery says:
    My grandma Reba was one of the nicest people I have ever known. I was very lucky to have been blessed with her in my life. She will be dearly missed by all.

  • October 17, 2014
    Bob & Jane Hill says:
    Howdy, Ron and family:
    Our deepest condolences on the loss of Reba. We have many fond memories of you and Reba and the boys when we worked at Chrysler and lived in Noblesville. May God be with you and comfort you.
    Bob and Jane Hill

  • October 17, 2014
    Mr. & Mrs Mobley says:
    Howdy and family. We are so sorry to hear the news about your wonderful wife and mother. Reba was such a fun lady. Please except our deepest sympathy for your loss.