Elnora Irene (Denning) Montgomery, age 101, of Hilliard, Ohio, passed into the arms of her Savior on Friday, August 12, 2022 while at home. She was born March 25, 1921 in West Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Leslie and Ethel (Hill) Denning. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ottis Montgomery, son-in-law Ray Kitchen, her five sisters: Mary Spurlock, Elizabeth Eulitt, Ethel “Tiny” Hicks, Olive Ratliff and Betty Jane Rollins, her eight brothers: Wayne, Darrell, Charles, Herbert, George, Jerry, Harold and Paul Denning. Elnora married Ottis Montgomery on June 26, 1937. Ottis passed on May 24, 2006. To this union was born five children, Leah Jean Kitchen, Cheryl and Dan Vesco, Leslie “Sonny” Montgomery, Jim and Cindy Montgomery and Roger and Lynne Montgomery. Also surviving are Elnora’s 62 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, her brother Ralph and Janet Denning, sisters-in-law Joan Denning and Helen Denning. She also leaves a host of loving nieces, nephews and friends. Elnora joined Beaver Valley Church on April 2, 1961 at Westwood, Kentucky. She has been a faithful member of Beaver Valley United Baptist Church ever since. Her family will welcome friends from 5:00-8:00p.m. MONDAY at the TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich Street, Hilliard, OH 43026 (614)-876-1722. Additional visitation will be held on TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2022 from 12:00 Noon until 1:00p.m. at the BEAVER VALLEY UNITED BAPTIST CHURCH on Tile Mill Road in Beaver, OH 45613. Her Funeral Service will follow the visitation hour and begin at 1:00p.m. TUESDAY with Pastor Junior Murray, officiating. Burial will follow the service at Wheeler Cemetery on Blue Run Road, Lucasville, OH. Please visit www.tiddfuneralservice.com to share your favorite memories of Elnora and to send your condolences to her family.
Monday, August 15, 2022
5:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)
Tidd Family Funeral Home
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)
Beaver Valley United Baptist Church
Family will greet friends before the service from 12:00 Noon until 1:00p.m. at the Church on Tuesday. Pastor Junior Murray, officiating. Burial will follow at Wheeler Cemetery, Lucasville, OH.