Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

June 17, 2013

Jobeth Creighton Montgomery


— Jobeth Creighton Montgomery, 88, passed away June 14, 2013, in a Weatherford hospital. She was born Aug. 9, 1924, in Decatur, the daughter of Philip R. and Lee Rita Roberts Baits. She married John R. Creighton on Dec. 23, 1947. She married James Paul Montgomery on May 8, 1992, in Fort Worth.

She was a longtime resident of Mineral Wells. She graduated from Del Rio High School in 1941. She received her BBA from the University of Texas in Austin in 1947 and was a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority.

She set up the payroll section of the Civil Service at Ft. Wolters in 1950. She was a real estate broker from 1960-1964. She had her Certified Master Broker Designation from 1964-1965. She was the DE and VOE Coordinator at Mineral Wells High School from 1964-1971.

She worked at several accounting firms in Mineral Wells from 1973 until she retired in 1989.

She was a member of the Palo Pinto General Hospital Auxiliary from 1987 to the present. She received her pilot’s license in 1967.

Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in the Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Chapel.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law: Caren and Brock Haynes, of Brock; granddaughters: Heather Frederick and husband Matt, of Fort Worth, Holly Haynes and Maris Sisco, of Fort Worth; great-grandchild: Addison Frederick; step-daughter: Judy Anderson and husband, Dan, of Mineral Wells; nephews: Will Creighton, of Austin, Kenny Creighton and wife, Kay, of Fort Worth, and Mark Creighton and wife, Mildred, of Fort Worth.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husbands: John R. Creighton on Feb. 15, 2006, and James Paul Montgomery on June 18, 2002.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Palo Pinto General Hospital Auxiliary or the American Diabetes Association.

Condolences may be left at www.bcbfuneralhome.com.

Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home