(870) 483-6313 (870) 483-6311

Thomas "Tom" M Montgomery
August 27, 1947 - October 3, 2018

Mr. Thomas “Tom” Montgomery, of Marion, Ark., departed this life on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, AR at the age of 71 years, 1 month and 6 days. He was born Wednesday, August 27, 1947 in Memphis, TN and lived in Marion and was formerly of West Memphis, Hughes and Trumann, Ark. He was a retired salesman, veteran of the Arkansas National Guard, was a member of the Rotary Club in Trumann and Hughes, a member of the Trumann Lions Club, Memphis Cotton Carnival and was very active in the Donate Life organization. Mr. Montgomery was preceded in death by his first wife of 15 years, Dorothy Ann Montgomery; one brother, Dale Beebe Montgomery, and his parents, Charles Thomas and Virginia Beebe Montgomery.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Judith Kemp Montgomery and dog Josh; three daughters, Amy (Rod) Hayse of Trumann, AR, Kelly (Mike) McNutt of Harrison, AR and Hally (Matt) Stolz of Jonesboro; one son, Richard (Dabney) Collum of Germantown, TN; one brother, Jimmy “Jim” (Victoria) Montgomery of Jonesboro, AR; one sister, Susan (John) Crocker of Trumann, AR; one sister-in-law, Sarah Begor of Chicago, IL; eleven grandchildren, Riley Adams, Isabel McNutt, Carley Hayse, Eli McNutt, Cade Hayse, Charlotte Stolz, Kemp Collum, Smith Collum, Mary Daloney Collum, Jordan Thompson, Devan Austin; 4 great-grandchildren, Molli Clair Austin, Beck Austin, Cash Long, and Hayse Thompson; and a host of many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Friday evening from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home in Trumann. Funeral service will follow at 6:00 p.m. in the chapel of Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Duffel and Ronnie Dye officiating. Burial will be Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. in Memphis Memorial Park, 5668 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN.

Pallbearers will be Neal Turner, Rhett Turner, Chase Montgomery, Richard Collum, Tre Jensen and Willie “Chopper” Lindsey.

Lasting memorials can be made to Mid South Transplant Foundation, 8001 Centerview Pkwy #302, Cordova, TN 38018, or to Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House, 1148 E Matthews, Jonesboro, AR 72401.

Online guest book can be signed at www.thompsonfuneralhome.net.


 Print Obituary

Service details


October 5, 2018
05:00 AM - 06:00 AM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann 72472

Get Directions on Google Maps
Funeral Service

October 5, 2018
06:00 AM

Thompson Funeral Home
220 Viva Drive
Trumann, Arkansas 72472

Get Directions on Google Maps
 Print Guestbook
  1. Debbie Martin , says

    I am just finding out about Tommy. He was a very good friend and will be missed. My prayers to all the family. I will be praying and thinking of you girls: Haley, Kelly, and Amy, who he adored. I could see why, you all are adorable. I have some good memories with all of you. Also thinking of you Susan in the loss of your brother. My prayers are with you all.

  2. Elaine , says

    My deepest condolences to the Montgomery Family on the lost of your dear loved one may you find comfort in knowing that God is close to the broken hearted, he saves those who are crushed in spirit and he comforts those in times of sorrow

  3. Dan Toone, Swartz Creek Mi says

    In remembrance of a kind and gentle soul, may GODS peace help you through the days ahead

  4. Cindy Harned, Southaven, MS says

    Love you Tommy.

  5. Sheila Montgomery, Tucson says

    I send condolences from all my Montgomery family in Tucson to all my cousin's family and friends. Although I had not seen Tommy since childhood, I have fond memories of him. May the Lord's blessings give you peace during this difficult time. Love and Sympathy

  6. Gail Talley, Brookland says

    So sorry for your loss. Wonderful man and family. Deepest sympathy and prayers for you all.

  7. Brian Silsbee, Jonesboro says

    Prayers for your family. May God wrap his arms around you and give you peace and comfort that passes all understanding.

  8. Renee Litton, Harrison says

    So sorry for you loss. Prayers and thoughts are with you guys.

  9. Christy Moore, Harrison, AR says

    Kelly, so sorry for your families loss. The loss of a loved one is never an easy thing. I pray for comfort for your family during this time.

  10. Sam & Mary Cecil, Harrison, Ar says

    Sorry for your loss. Condolences to the family.

  11. Kim Covan , says

    Kelly, I am sooooo very sorry for the loss of your Daddy! His picture, you can just tell he was full of fun! I know you and your family will miss him dearly... hugs to you and all! Kim Covan

  12. Jan Fortney, North Little Rock, AR says

    Dear Susan, Jim, and families, We are so sorry for your loss. Hope you have comfort in the days ahead. Helen Beebe and Jan

  13. Rod and Sheila Combs, Harrison, AR says

    So very sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs to you all.

  14. Mike and Dixie Morgan, 173 Walnut Street Marion, Ar. says

    Thinking of you, Judith. And also your family, during this time of sorrow. The Lord is in control. Mike and Dixie

  15. George & Beth Nunnally, Bentonville, AR says

    Sending all of you a giant hug and lots of love.

  16. Mary Lee Brock Cunningham, Jonesboro says

    Dear Montgomery Family, I am.so sorry for your loss. Only knew Tommy from when we were young kids. He was a kind, nice guy back then, and I have no doubt those traits remained with him for life. May God give you comfort and peace.

  17. Trish Chandler, Jonesboro, AR says

    Amy, Rod, Carley and Cade, Words cannot express what I feel in my heart for you, knowing what a very hard time this is, and will be for some time. I pray for peace and rest for you, knowing he is at rest now and in a new glorified body free from human limitations for all eternity. I know you will miss him so much. I believe with all my heart he is in another neighborhood now so full of Grace. Love you so much, Trish

Sign Guest Book