Minnie "Margie" Montgomery, age 88, of Arkadelphia passed away Saturday, February 27, 2021. She was born January 21, 1933, the daughter of Loyd and Minnie Holladay. She was a hair stylist and retired as the owner of her own beauty salon.
Survivors include two sons, Ronald D. Montgomery of Little Rock and John Studer of Malvern, one daughter, Norma Carpenter of Tennessee. She has 6 grandchildren, David, Bradley and Lewis Montgomery, Christi Curfman, Nikki Willis, and Avery Studer along with many great grandchildren.
Margie was the founder of God’s Helping Hands , a nonprofit organization that served the city of Arkadelphia and the surrounding communities with a shelter for the homeless along with support for their various physical and financial needs. Her vision was to be the hands and feet of God and to take his blessings outside the four walls of the church to those in need. Margie was an active leader and facilitator of The Counsel. She believed in reaching out to the lonely, hurting and abused to provide encouragement and counsel. Margie was also an active member of the Bismarck Pentecostal Church.
Visitation will be March 7 th from 2pm-4pm at Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home Chapel in Arkadelphia. Graveside service will be held 10:00 AM Monday, March 8th at Forrest Hills Cemetery in Bryant, AR.
Arrangements are by Ruggles-Wilcox Funeral Home 517 Clay St. Arkadelphia, AR. 71923.