Montgomery Carl Littlejohn, Jr. ’55

Montgomery Carl Littlejohn, Jr., age 81 of Mountain Brook, passed away on November 30, 2014. He was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, to Verbie Hallman Littlejohn and Montgomery Carl Littlejohn, Sr.

Monty was a devoted husband, a loving father and grandfather, and a loyal member of Brookwood Baptist Church. He graduated from Davidson College in 1955 where he was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. After two years in the army, Monty began working at Southern Bell first in Columbia, South Carolina, then in Atlanta Georgia, and finally in Birmingham, Alabama where he retired.

In retirement, he remained active at Brookwood Baptist Church as a deacon, Sunday School director, choir member, and Sunday School teacher. Monty was particularly active in the Construction Mission trips and Habitat for Humanity where he served on the Board of Directors.

Monty is survived by Loretta Sloan Littlejohn, his bride of fifty-nine years; daughters Lori Littlejohn Sullivan (Don) and Lisa Littlejohn; granddaughters Leigh Sullivan and Lauren Sullivan; sister Harriet Littlejohn Compton (Ken) of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina; nephew Kenn Compton (Joanne) of Matthews, NC; niece Kathy Compton of North Wilkesboro, NC; and great-nephew John Compton of Matthews, NC; and sister-in-law June Sloan (Farrell) of Greer, SC.

His life will be celebrated at a memorial service at Brookwood Baptist Church on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. with visitation from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Brookwood Baptist Church Construction Mission Trip fund (3449 Overton Road, Birmingham, AL 35223) or The Greater Birmingham Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 540, Fairfield, AL 35064.