Cora Belle Shipman Coody Montgomery, long-time resident of Marlow, Oklahoma, passed on to heaven on Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, after a full 93 years of life. Cora Belle was born on December 16, 1928, to Edd and Velma Shipman in Wichita Falls, Texas. She lived in Lawton, Oklahoma, until her parents and brother, Jimmy, moved to the Central High Community, where she graduated from Central High School in 1946. She was very active in planning Central High School reunions for many years. Cora Belle married Everett Coody on February 26, 1948, then focused on being a homemaker and was blessed with the births of their children, Karen Sue and Everett Reed. Cora Belle was active at First Baptist Church and proud of her involvement in the Gamma Phi Sorority during her many years in Marlow. She was also proud of her years at First National Bank in Marlow, serving as an account manager. On October 22, 1988, she married Cecil Montgomery and moved with him to Lutherville, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore. Upon his retirement, they returned to Marlow. Following Cecil’s passing, Cora Belle moved to Bixby, Oklahoma, to be near her children and grand-children.