Judy G. (Ballard) Judd, 58, St. Joseph, MO

Published 04/01 2014 10:30AM

Updated 04/01 2014 10:31AM

Judy G. (Ballard) Judd, 58, St. Joseph, Missouri died Saturday, March 29, 2014 at her home.

She was born June 8, 1955 to Kenneth and Patricia (Burnett) Judd in Mountain View, Missouri.

She married Norman Charles Ballard on February 15, 1975. He preceded her in death on March 4, 2008.

Judy was a graduate of Benton High School and worked at the State Hospital as a Nursing Aide for many years and also at several group homes. She was a loving mother and grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Ms. Judd was also preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors: daughters, Wendi Ballard and Amanda Ballard; son, Jarred Ballard, all of St. Joseph, Missouri; grandchildren, Whitney, Bishop, Romeloe, Cydney, Marcain, Abby, Kornelius, Dayton and Jayla; sister, Edith Wampler (Art), North Carolina; brothers, Nolan Judd, St. Joseph, Missouri, Gordon Judd (Sandy), St. Joseph, Missouri and Howard Judd, Florida; and cat, Reeses.

The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call 4:00 P.M. Wednesday. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the family to help with funeral expenses. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.

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