Barbara Winn Montgomery, born July 21, 1924, passed away on August 6, 2015 at the age of 91. Barbara was born in Nauvoo, AL, and was a proud graduate of Auburn University. She married Wilkins B. Winn, whom she met at Moody Bible Institute, in 1950. They were married until his death in 1987.
Barbara and Wilkins moved to Greenville, NC, in 1964. He was a professor of history at East Carolina University and she worked as a medical technologist at ECU’s Student Health Services Department until her retirement in 1989. Barbara was an active member of Memorial Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school for many years. Barbara married John Montgomery in 2003, who died in 2009.
Barbara is survived by her three children: Barbara Anne “Babs” Winn Freeze and husband Rodney Freeze; John Bowdre “Bo” Winn and wife Linda; and Albert Payne “Al” Winn and wife Marlene Gay. She is also survived by her two grandsons, Roger and Henry Winn, her granddaughter Andrea Gay Ramsey and husband Rick, and great-grandchildren Avery and West Ramsey.
Family graveside service will be Saturday, August 8, in Oakwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Alzheimer’s Association, Transitions LifeCare, or Memorial Baptist Church in Greenville, NC.
Condolences can be left at CapitalFuneralHomeNC.com