Dorothy Peoples-Montgomery, 71, of Racine, passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at Ascension All Saints Hospital. She was born on July 2, 1948 in Holmes County, Mississippi. Born the daughter of Riley and Lillie Mayze. Dorothy loved to sing, cook, and clean. She liked music and going to concerts. She was a very spiritual person. Dorothy will be deeply missed by her husband T.C. Montgomery. She will be dearly missed by her children Lillie Rundle, Henry Lee Rundle, John Lorenzo Rundle, Mulissa Rundle, Ron Christopher (Sherse) Rundle, Johnny Chambers Jr., Gloria Chambers, Pernell (Dominique) Chambers and Oresha Chambers, and step-children Gennie King, T.C. Montgomery Jr., Clinton Montgomery, James Montgomery, Marylin Bogan, Linda Thomas, Terry Montgomery, David Montgomery, and Ivory Montgomery. She will be missed by her siblings Willie (Mary) Mayze, Roger Mayze, George Mayze, Larthell (Ella) Chambers, Annie Mae (Ronald) Henderson, and Glenda Hampton. She is survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents Riley and Lillie Mayze, Sarah Bankhead, Florine Moore, Ora Lee Wormley, Jannie Mason, Clifford Mayze, James Jefferson, and Author Jefferson. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at Strouf Funeral Home from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Per Governor Evers Emergency Order 312 Safer at Home Section i under essential businesses and operations defined in Wis. Stat. 445.01 (6) “any gathering shall include fewer than 10 people in a room or confined space at a time and individuals shall adhere to Social Distancing requirements as much as possible”