Funeral services for Josephine Montgomery 86 of Tahlequah, Oklahoma are 10:00 am. Monday August 15, 2016, at Tahlequah First Baptist Church. Officiating will be Pastor Buddy Hunt and Chaplain Bill Holcomb. Pallbearers are James Jackson, Drake Vance, Johnny Jackson, Michael Jackson, Adam Coley and Jeff Vance. Interment will be held in the Tahlequah City Cemetery under the care of Green Country Funeral Home. Online condolences for the family may be left at tahlequhfuneral.com.
Josephine Montgomery was born in Hulbert, Oklahoma to Charles Brave and Maggie Lena (Woodall) Brave. She passed away at Go Ye Village on August 11, 2016.
Jo was raised in Cherokee County, south of Hulbert . She moved to Tahlequah in the early 1970's. She was employed by WW Hastings Indian Health Service as a Nurse Assistant.
In her spare time she enjoyed working crosswords, quilting, reading, watching television and shopping. She loved to travel with her daughter Sue.
She was baptized into the family of God in 1979 at the First Baptist Church.
Jo has been preceded in death by her parents, Maggie Jackson and Charles Brave; a brother, Andrew Jackson; and sister, Naomi Davis.
She is survived by her daughter, Sue Champlain and husband Charlie of Tahlequah, Oklahoma;
a granddaughter, Jennifer Champlain-Coley and husband Adam. of Tahlequah, Oklahoma; two brothers, Levi Jackson and Charles Brave both of Hulbert, Oklahoma; a sister-in law, Linda Jackson; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and close friends.
Published on August 12, 2016