Montez DerSean Rhunda Hagens


It is with great sadness that the family of Montez DerSean Rhunda Hagens, announces that he went home to be with the Lord, on Friday July 15, 2022. Montez was born on August 11, 1995, to Monica S. Payne and Karl L. Hagens in Columbus, Ohio. He attended Brookhaven High School and he worked in sales.

Montez loved the Lord. He had a passion for sports and played football most of his young life. Montez Loved family and cherished his daughter. Montez was loved by all, he was a very sweet yet protective person, a hustler that never took no for an answer, and would defend his family till the death no matter what. Montez enjoyed watching sports and playing games with his family.

Montez was preceded in death by his grandfather, Rhunda S. Reeder; grandmother, Dorothy L. McSpadden; cousin, Robert S. Coleman; uncle, Gabriel Hagens; aunts, Wanda W. Hagens and India R McSpadden; great grandparents, Clyde and Mary Alice Reeder, and Gloria J. Carter; great aunt, Diathia Reeder; and great cousin, Diathia Jackson Reeder.

Montez leaves to cherish his memory mother, Monica (Corey) Payne; father, Karl L. Hagens; brother, Karlonte’ Hagens; sisters, Kaliyah M. and Malaysia K. Hagens; daughter, Ariel Hagens (mother, Imani); nieces, Kaidence and Kay’Loni Hagens; nephew, Kamari Hagens; first cousins, Stacey Bush and Kristopher Broadnax; grandmothers, Gloria (Wallace) Cherry and Novella Reeder; aunts, Kimberly Reeder, Tracey Reeder-Bush, Melissa McSpadden, Shantel M. McSpadden, Lisa (Robert) Pitt, and Iris Hagens; uncle, Charles R. (Gala) McSpadden; great aunt, Loretta (Jimmy) Lake; and a host of other cousins, family members, and friends.


Visitation 10:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Friday, July 29, 2022 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH 2500 Cleveland Ave.


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Condolence Messages

  1. Novella Reeder

    Hello Monty, It’s your Mam-maw,
    Just want you to know your entire family and I miss you so much and wish you were still here with us. Your time here on this earth was far too short and even though you have transition home and resting in God’s arms, you will never be forgotten.
    You may have left this earth, but only in part, as the rest of you lives on in Mam-maw’s heart.
    Rest in Peace Grandson!!
    Love you dearly

  2. Charmel Burton Carter

    Condolences to the family

  3. Doris (Sputnik) McDaniel

    Dear Monica and family
    Montez will be missed. I’m praying for you all know that he rests in the arms of Jesus.. To be absent in the body is to be in present of the Lord.
    Montez is resting from the troubles of this world. I pray that you allow God to comfort all of you.

  4. Amy M Bridges

    I am so sorry for your loss. I know Montez loved you and your family by the way his roomate described his love for his family. You’re a wonderful Mom and one that never gave up. You’re in my thoughts. Love, Amy Bridges

  5. Donata Coleman

    To Monica and Family
    We offer our deepest and heartfelt condolences to you and your entire family on the loss of Montez. Please know your in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I pray God wraps his arms around you and your family, and gives strength and comfort on days when it feels like there is none.
    Love, The Coleman Family (Donata, Scott, Jordan and Kenny)

  6. Edwind & Renay

    My thoughts Are With You During This Time Of Sorrow Following The Loss Of Montez, We Would Like To Wish You Comfort During This Difficult Time, And Our Deepest Sympathies Go To You And Your Family… Love Saad & Nay Nay

  7. Gala and Reggie

    So sorry you and the family are going through this terrible painful time may god be with you guys an help u deal with the pain love you guys an praying for you as well

  8. Antonette Burton

    Sending my prayers and condolences to the family. May God wrap his arms to the entire family.

  9. I’m so sorry Monica for the lost of your son I’m sending prayers and live your way for you and your family.

  10. Karen Jackson

    My prayers and heart goes out to entire family I know at this time you are hurting and I am asking the Lord to help you out with that how old your hands get you through he will be there call on his name.

  11. Ms. Susan & Kyra

    Monika & Karl – A treasured joy of yours who was only here for a short time…but God has him now. May you find peace and comfort in knowing that. Our sincere condolences at the loss of your son Montez.

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