Smithville resident and Warren County native Mary Joyce Judkins, 47, was born Sept. 18, 1965 and died Dec. 10 at DeKalb Community Hospital in Smithville following an extended illness.
An employee of Tenneco and member of Freedom Missionary Baptist Church, she was the daughter of Jean Holt of McMinnville and the late Jessie Holt.
She was married July 21, 1996 to Bryan Judkins of Smithville. In addition to her husband and mother, she is survived by three daughters, Mindy Evans, Kayla Judkins and Hannah Judkins, all of Smithville; three grandchildren, Kenya Batey, Jordan Batey and Carly Batey, all of Smithville; three brothers, Dewayne (Teresa) Holt, Bobby Holt and Rick (Debbie) Woodlee, all of McMinnville; two sisters, Patty (Lynn) Simmons and Bonnie Holt, both of McMinnville; father-in-law and mother-in-law, David and Janice Judkins of Smithville; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Mary and Brian Young of Sparta, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. today in High’s Chapel with Bobby Bond officiating. Burial will follow at Blues Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 12, 2012