Claude Jackson Monteith
Claude Jackson Monteith, 88, of the Jackson Line Community, passed away, Wednesday, September 14, 2016. A native of Gaston County and longtime resident of Swain County, he was the son of the late J.H. and Isabell Christopher Monteith. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by a grandson David M. Monteith Jr.
He was a faithful member of the Bryson City First Baptist Church.
Claude is survived by his wife Katharyn Howell Monteith; one son, David M. Monteith and wife Mary of Scranton, PA; one daughter Mary M. Greene of Taylorsville, NC; three grandchildren, Rachel Lamb of Hickory, NC, Morgan Monteith of Tunkhannock, PA, and Sarah Greene of Charlotte, NC; five great grandchildren; one sister, Dorothy Shytle of Shelby, NC, and one brother, Ray Monteith and wife Ann of LaGrange, GA.
Funeral Services were held 3:00 PM Sunday at Crisp Funeral Home Chapel. Revs. John Tagliarini and Ted Duncan officiated. Burial was in the Conover Cemetery on Monday September 19, 2016 at 1:00 PM in Conover, NC.
The family received friends from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM Sunday at the Funeral Home.