Barbara Helen Monty, age 80, died unexpectedly on May 26, 2013, the result of a massive brain hemorrhage of unknown cause. Born November 6, 1931, in Newburgh, NY, the daughter of Leon and Helen Oles. Graduated from Newburgh Free Academy 1948 and Cornell University 1952, where she majored in Nutrition and Dietetics. Barbara had been a hospital dietitian in Rochester N.Y., and subsequently unfolded a 45 year career with Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee CAC where she became the Director of the Office on Aging and founded a large number of programs designed to assist seniors with solving problems, of which Mobile Meals, Project LIVE, and the CAC Transportation System are examples. When she retired in early May of this year, she was honored by a retirement celebration attended by several hundred people from the community, and by the naming of the Mobile Meals Kitchen, which she had created, in her honor. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister Jean Vesely, all of New York State. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Kenneth James Monty, daughter Melissa Lee Monty husband Richard Dole Johnson of Elk, CA, son Stuart James Monty wife Lee Ann Hall Monty of Orlando, FL, two granddaughters Kristina and Lisa, three great grandchildren Anthony, Ray, and Leah residing in Florida, brother-in-law Frederick Vesely of Hartwick, NY, plus extended family residing in northeastern states. Arrangements for a memorial service will be announced. Barbara would request that, in lieu of flowers and other considerations, contributions be made to Mobile Meals in her honor 865-524-2786 or www.knoxseniors.org/mobile.html.