Beatrice Montague

December 20, 1930 ~ September 14, 2020 (age 89)



Beatrice Gregg Montague was born in Austin, Texas to the late L.M. Gregg and Rena Harrison Gregg



Anderson High School -  Austin, TX

Houston Tillotson College – Austin, TX

Prairie View A&M College – Prairie, TX

Southwestern University – Weatherford, OK

Altus Oklahoma Jr. College – Altus, OK

University of La Verne - La Verne, CA

Oregon State University – Portland, OR


Career and Experiences – School Teacher – 32 years

Orlando Florida Public Schools
Chateauroux, France – Department of Defense Schools (DODDS)
Altus Oklahoma - Department of Defense Schools (DODDS)
San Antonio – Texas Public Schools
Portland, Oregon – Portland Public Schools (Humboldt Elementary School)
Austin - Texas Public Schools (Campbell Elementary School)



Professional and Fraternal Organizations


Order of the Eastern Star

Austin Association of Teachers


Sigma Gamma Pho

National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa Inc.



Community Work/Volunteer


Meals on Wheels

Reading Tree

Salvation Army

Craigwood Neighborhood Association

Teaching Migrants Children from Mexico

Girl Scouts

Ms. Montague is survived by her two sons Melvin Montague, Portland, OR, Kenneth Montague and his wife Lolethia, Portland, OR and her beautiful daughter, Lenda Montague Hall.

Ms. Montague is also survived by her grandchildren and great grandchildren

Mrs. Bajik Noble (Kenny’s daughter) and her husband, Stephen Noble and their children

Stanley Lambert

Rasheed Lambert

SanVon Davis Noble

Sanaa Noble

Sariah Noble


Mr. Kenneth Montague, Jr. (Kenny’s son) and his wife Rachel Montague and their children

Darius Montague

Adrian Montague


Kenisha Monique Montague (Kenny's daughter in Austin, Texas)


Ms. Lenda Hall and her children

Brandon Hall

Jessica Hall



Ms. Montague is preceded in death


By her parents Matthew Gregg his wife Rena Gregg, her sisters Josephine Young, Eloise Swann and Margaret Raglin.

















Ms. Montague professed a faith in Christ at a very early age (13) and joined David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Austin, TX. Ms. Montague taught and sang in the Jr. Choir at David Chapel.

In keeping with the church covenant, she joined the church of her choice in each state including overseas.

Ms. Montague moved to Portland in 1969 and in 1980 she returned to Austin Texas.  In 1995 she then moved back to Portland as her final resting place.




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