Leolene Chapman Montgomery

Leolene Chapman Montgomery received her BSHE degree from the University of Georgian in 1932.

Taught home economics in Sumner, Hartwell and Commerce, Georgia.

In the last ten years of her teaching, she had 27 state degree earners and had 45 state degree earners during her teaching career.

Worked as Farm Security Administrator in Newnan.

Memberships: Georgia Home Economics Association, American Home Economics Association, Delta Kappa Gamma, and honorary member of FFA.

A community leader all of her life being active in church, school and civic organizations. She served as a youth leader, as a Girls’ Auxiliary leader at church, camp counselor during the summer, den mother for Cub Scouts and was a Sunday school teacher.

Active in the Commerce Women’s Club, Daughters of the American Revolution and her local garden club.

Recognized for giving the most volunteer hours as a hospital volunteer in 1967.

Volunteered at two nursing homes in Commerce and was a worker in the Commerce blood mobile for many years.