Monty Ray Fulp of Crawford passed away suddenly Saturday night, May 14, 2022, in Lorena, Texas at the age of 23. A visitation will be held 6 to 8 P.M. Tuesday, may 17, 2022, in the Parlor of Grace Gardens Funeral Home, 8220 Woodway Dr. The funeral service will be 10:00 A.M, Wednesday, May 18, 2022, in the Chapel of Grace Gardens Funeral Home with Rev. David Thompson officiating. Interment will follow in Crawford Cemetery.
Monty was born January 13, 1999. in Waco, Texas, the son of Monty Ray Fulp, Jr. and Jennie Rebecca (Vandiver) Fulp. He was a 2017, graduate of McGregor High School. Monty had a carefree spirit and lived his life in the same manner. He had a smile that would brighten any room. When he wasn’t taking care of his son Sterlynn Ray you would find him welding and helping his dad on the farm. He always put the needs of others before himself. Monty touched many lives in his short 23 years on this earth and will be loved and missed by family and friends.
Monty is preceded in death by his grandparents Monty Ray Fulp Sr and wife Shirley. Grandfather Michael Meade. Great Grandmother Margaret Ann Cornelius. Uncle Charles Kermit Vandiver Jr. Cousins James Pete and Shae Vandiver. Lifelong friend Marshall Shoesmith.
He is survived by his mother Jennie Fulp of McGregor. His father Monty Ray Fulp Jr and wife Shelly of Crawford. His brother Matthew Anzualda of McGregor. Sister Kristi Johnson and husband Robert of Moody. Son, 8 month old Sterlynn Ray Fulp of Gatesville. Grandparents Tara Meade of Crawford. Dotty Tieben of McGregor. Aunt Candy Ayers of Gatesville. Aunt Sherri Carnes and husband Thomas of Speegleville. Many great aunts and uncles, cousins, and lifelong friends.