Thelma M. Montgomery of West Monroe, La., formerly of Tilton, Ill., passed this life and entered into God's kingdom on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016.
Thelma was born in Tilton on Aug. 21, 1931, the daughter of Otis and Hazel Ranger.
She attended Tilton Grade School and Danville High.
She retired from Illinois Bell Telephone Co. in Danville.
Thelma was a member of United Church of Tilton, where she sang in the church choir before moving to Louisiana.
Thelma married Charles Montgomery on July 11, 1949, in Tilton.
Surviving are a son, Greg Montgomery of Louisiana ; two grandsons, Eric and Trevor; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Charles; a son, Danny; grandson Jeff; two sisters, Dorothy Hicks and Juanita Szollosi; and a nephew Mike Szollosi.
Thelma loved music and animals, especially her cat Precious.
She was cremated with burial in Songer Cemetery in Tilton at a later date
Published on  November 28, 2016