Judith Lynn Abbey
Judith Lynn Abbey, 64, of Paragould, Ark., died Sunday, May 7, 2017, at her residence. Judy was a retired elementary school reacher in the Paragould School System, having taught at Baldwin Elementary for 23 years in the same classroom. She was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her father, Billy Gene Johnson; maternal grandparents, Wilson and Lucille Fox; and paternal grandparents, Ira Earl and Thelma Johnson.
Survivors include her husband of 37 and one-half years, Jim Abbey of the home; a son, Chris Abbey of Brookland; a daughter, Lithe Gaudreau of Deltona, Fla.; her mother, Peggy Johnson of Piggott; a brother, Robert Earl Johnson of Piggott and a granddaughter, Fiona Rain Abbey of Brookland.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, at Heath Funeral Home of Paragould. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Heath Funeral Home with Rev. Tracy Archibald officiating. Pallbearers are Caroline Schenk, Kristie Ford, Brandi Newsom, Wendy Lowery, Tonya Hill and Julie Holmes. Honorary pallbearers are Christopher Abbey and Tim Wicker. Burial will follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery of Paragould
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or American Kidney Foundation.
Online tributes: www.heathfuneralhome.com