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A visit with Coota Montgomery
Bridging the generation gap between 84 and 100
Midway bus Buddy McGuirt driver
A Midway school bus driven by Buddy McGuirt and ridden by many of Cootas students, including Teal.
That morning, a piano tune from boyhood days echoed down the halls of Pinedale, a senior citizens care facility located near Camden. As we drew abreast of the piano player’s room, there sat Neva Shannon (“Coota”) Montgomery with her near 100-year-old, yet nimble fingers “tickling the ivories” into the song “Jesus Loves Me.” I have no doubt he does.