Celeste Marie Sewell Montgomery, 67, of Savannah, Georgia and wife of George Wilbur Montgomery, Jr., died Friday morning, October 19, 2018, at her home and surrounded by her family.
Born in Rock Hill, South Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Gaines Eldridge Sewell, Jr. and the late Loretta Morgan Sewell Groves. Celeste was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church. She and George were married on November 3, 1972. Celeste graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy and attended the University of Georgia. For more than twenty-nine years, she was a medical transcriptionist in radiology at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Celeste enjoyed drawing, playing guitar, singing, and spending time at the beach and the mountains with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, G. Gregory Sewell.
Survivors include her husband of almost forty-six years, George W. Montgomery, Jr.; four daughters Melanie M. Belveal and her husband, Brad, Melissa M. Smith, Michelle M. Nichols and her husband, Ricky, and Kimberly Stevens Scott; three granddaughters, Victoria, Elizabeth, and Katherine Belveal, and one grandson, Alex Smith.
The Rosary will be at 5 o’clock Monday in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue, with the family receiving friends afterwards until 7 o’clock.
The funeral service will be held at 7 o’clock Monday evening in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service. Interment will be at 10:30 Tuesday in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Remembrances: Hospice Care of Georgia – Suite 4, 9998 Ford Avenue, Richmond Hill, Georgia, 31324-4063 or St. Vincent’s Academy – 207 East Liberty Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401.