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Judy Carolyn Hildreth Kelsey, 74
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Mrs. Judy Carolyn Hildreth Kelsey, 74, of McMinnville, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022 at Alive Hospice in Nashville. She was born Dec. 08, 1947, in McMinnville, was retired from being a sales representative and was of the Baptist faith. Mrs. Kelsey was preceded in death by parents John “J.H.”  and Oleda Vaughn Hildreth; husband Larry D. Kelsey; brother Paul Hildreth; and sister Jean Swinney.

Judy is survived by her children Kendra (Joey) Barrett, Craig (Angie) Kelsey, and Kirk Kelsey; brother Joe (Joan) Hildreth; grandchildren Bailey Kelsey (fiancé Madison) and Emily Kelsey (fiancé Dustin); and great grandchildren Amelia Hirzel, Deacon Hirzel and Owen Hirzel. Survivors also include several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Saturday, Sept. 24, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Steven Adams and Paul Christensen will officiate. Interment will follow at Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held on Friday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and again Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at McMinnville Funeral Home. 

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Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 21, 2022