Janel R. Montgomery


Janel Ruth Montgomery, age 25 of Jacksonville, Florida died on Friday, September 11, 2020 at her home.

She was born in Fairhope, Alabama to Pearl Jeanine Martin and John David Montgomery.

Janel grew up in Fernandina Beach, Florida and graduated from Fernandina Beach High School in 2013 where she was the yearbook editor. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Jacksonville University where she graduated with Honors in 2018.

Janel was an Emergency Room nurse at UF Health Jacksonville, a calling she truly loved. Her family describes her as having a �Nursing Heart�. She was selfless and had a positive effect on all who knew her.

In her spare time, Janel enjoyed being with her family and friends playing board games and making everyone laugh. She loved to travel and Alabama Football. The favorite man in her life was her dog, �Bo�.

She leaves behind her mother, Pearl Jeanine Upchurch and her husband Alan of Mobile, Alabama; her father John David Montgomery of Foley, Alabama; sister, Janna Marie Montgomery of Atlanta, Georgia; brothers, James Montgomery and his fianc�e Lauren Yates of Fernandina Beach, Florida, Jason Montgomery and his husband Nathan Garnto of Atlanta, Georgia; grandmother, Bonnie Martin and late grandfather, Jim Martin of Mobile, Alabama; late grandfather, Gene Montgomery of Lillian, Alabama; aunt, Linda Tyre and her husband Allen Tyre, Jr. of Jacksonville, Florida; uncle, Daren Montgomery and his wife Brenda of Elberta, Alabama; aunts, Lisa MacGregor and her husband Mark, their children Molly and Collin, both of Elberta, Alabama and cousins, Travis Tyre III and his fianc�e Breanna Henry of Tampa, Florida, William Tyre and his wife Ally, Kelly Tyre and West Tyre from Jacksonville, Florida.

Celebration of Life services will be at 12:00 PM on Friday, September 18, 2020 at First Baptist Church in Fernandina Beach, Florida. The service can be live streamed via

She will be laid to rest in Bosque Bello Cemetery.