|Her father worked for an oil refinery and her mother Margaret Amelia Watkins, known as "Amelia or Mealy," was a housewife, staying home to care for the two children.
She was 10 years old, and Robert was 5 when their mother died. When Elizabeth was 16 her brother Robert died. She kept house for her father until he remarried to Minnie Olive ________.
She met George Samuel Montague, and they were married July 16, 1936, on George's birthday.
Elizabeth and George had three children: Margariete Ann Montague, born December 10, 1938; George Robert Montague, born April 21, 1941, and William Lee ("Skip") Montague, born May 11, 1943.
Elizabeth passed away suddenly at home on September 29, 1953. She was 39 years old.