Blond Dean Montgomery
Blond Dean Montgomery, 47, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 11.
Montgomery was born on June 7, 1962 in Mound Bayou, Mississippi. She attended Pleasant Green Baptist Church and later joined First Calvary Baptist Church, Inwood, New York.
Montgomery was preceded in death by her mother, Mattie Montgomery; and aunt, Flora Edmond.
She is survived by five children, Marvin Montgomery, Jamar Montgomery, Jamal Montgomery, Keesha Montgomery, and Akeem Mont gomery, all of Brooklyn, New York; four grandchildren, Christesia, Christian, Khamaya and Nylah; two sisters, Barbara Montgomery and Leatha Lacy of Far Rockaway; two brothersin law, Anthony Lacy and Hopeton Rance of Far Rockaway; aunt, Eula Thamo of Mississippi; three uncles, Morris (Troy) Edmond, William (Faye) Edmond of Mississippi, and Deacon Robert Edmond of Far Rockaway; Willie Jones; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Funeral arrangements and memorial service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Forest Park Cemetery, Morganville, New Jersey.