December 10, 2012

Monte (Rose) Mount

May 22, 1921 - Nov. 29, 2012

The Express-Star

— Monte (Rose) Mount died Nov. 29, 2012. Monte was born in Okeene, OK on May 22, 1921 to Homer and Helen Kirk Mount.  Two years later they divorced and his mother then married Roy Rose of Chickasha in January 1925. Monte grew up in Chickasha as Monte Rose. He worked for the Chickasha Cotton Oil Company ,Cotton Department until he was drafted in 1943 and served in the Army Air Corp. At that time he had to start using his birth name and continued to use that until his death In 1953 he moved to Dallas, Tx and worked for the Eugene B. Smith Cotton Company until 1956 when he moved to Lubbock, Tx and started his own very successful Cotton business. He was preceded in death by both his parents, his wife of 62 years, Muriel Beth Glover and one sister, Wanda Schafer of Collinsville, Ok, six nephews and one niece. Services in Lubbock, Tx at 2 p.m. on Dec. 5th at the Rest Haven Funeral Home and burial park.