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Gloria Montgomery obituary – (1945-2024)

Evangelist Gloria J. (Burney) Montgomery, beloved wife of Pastor Willie C. Montgomery, passed away on June 7, 2024, at home surrounded by her loved ones.

Born in Kinston, NC on November 7, 1945, the son of the late Johnson and Lucille (Dunn) Burney. She grew up in North Carolina and attended Jones and Lenoir County Schools. After high school, Gloria moved to Boston and worked as a nursing assistant. She moved to Hartford, CT where she met the love of her life, Willie, while they both worked at The Tobacco Valley Inn in Windsor CT. She opened RCM Hair Salon on New Britain Ave. in Hartford and was co-founder and founder, with her husband, Pentecost Deliverance Christian Center, Mather St. Hartford, CT.

She devoted her life to family, church and community. Her spiritual ministry touched many lives because she loved God and believed in reaching anyone who needed healing in any area of ‚Äč‚Äčtheir life.

She leaves to mourn her husband of 56 years, Pastor Willie C. Montgomery, her beloved daughter, Tonya N. Montgomery, her siblings Deloris Savage, Kinston, NC, Lyndia F. Riley, Hartford, CT. and Keith Burney (Lavonne), Mt. Pleasant, SC., a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son Reginald C. Montgomery, three brothers, Landon O., Johnson Jr. and Larry D. Burney and two sisters, Minnie L. Murrell and Barbara A. Thompson. Viewing and services will be held at The Lodge, 130 Deerfield Rd, Windsor, CT 06095, Tuesday, June 18, 2024, viewing from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM, service 11:00 AM.