Julia Annette Ort

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Julia Annette Ort

Julia Annette Ort, 33, of Piggott, Ark., passed away July 8, 2015, at home surrounded by her family.

She was born on August 15, 1981, in Kennett, Mo., and was the daughter of Fred and Linda (Stidham) Ort.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Bill and Audrey Stidham and paternal grandparents, George and Lillie Ort.

Annette graduated from Piggott High School in 2000 and she loved participating in the Special Olympics.

Survivors include her parents, Fred and Linda Ort of Piggott, Ark.; sisters, Sarah Ort of Little Rock, Ark., and Laura Ort of New Madrid, Mo.; her aunts, Vicky Smith and husband Cotton of Piggott, Ark., Ruby Petty of Dearborn Heights, Mich., Regeana Vavak and husband Jeff of Kennett, Mo. and Sharon Gunter and husband Bruce of Russellville, Ark. along with many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 10, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Gary Laughlin and Kim Bridges officiating. Burial is in Piggott Cemetery. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.