Della Rae Montgomery, 83, of Columbia died Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at the Green Hill Manor Nursing Home in Greensburg. Born in Jamestown, she was the daughter of the late Carley D. and Mary A. Davis Polston.
Ms. Montgomery was retired from GE Appliance in Louisville. She loved quilting and visiting with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Her survivors include two daughters, Terri (Jim) Molter of Louisville and Anna Christine (Jeff) Fugate of Taylorsville; three grandchildren, Lauren Coleman, Whitney Cockrell and Emma Fugate; three great grandchildren, Stella Coleman, Wyatt Cockrell and Weston Cockrell; one sister, Carol Polston Cowan of Columbia; one brother, Willard (Faye) Polston of Elkorn, Wi.; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Anna Yarberry, Arlene Miller and Phyllis Fudge; and six brothers, Joe Preston, William, Kirby, Keith, Kenneth and Wallace Polston.
Ms. Montgomery chose cremation and a memorial service will be held in Louisville at a later date.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Disabled American Veterans at Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517 or Habitat for Humanity.