Judith Ann "Little Judy" Lovingood
Aug 25, 2013
Judith Ann \"Little Judy\" Lovingood
Aug. 25, 2013
Judith Ann Lovingood, better known as \"Little Judy\" to her family and friends, 66, of Athens, passed away Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at NHC of Athens.
\"Little Judy\" was born July 2, 1947, to the late Rev. Charles Sheridan Sr. and Elsie Norwood Lovingood. She lived her entire life in McMinn County. She gave her love unconditionally to the host of people she met during her 66 years she spent here preparing for her flight to meet Jesus, and her mama and daddy.
She was baptized into, and was a member of, West End Baptist Church of Athens. She loved attending church and singing hymns. Many times, upon request, she would sing a solo.
Survivors include one beloved brother and sister-in-law, Charles S. \"Chuck\" Jr. and Cynthia \"Cindy\" Lovingood of Athens; two great aunts, Julia N. Elkins and Mabel N. Boylston, both of Athens; nieces and nephews, Adrian Dawn Lovingood and her fiancé, Ray Cline, both of Madisonville, Monica Landress of Maryville, Regina and Rod Miller of Riceville, Robbie Landress of Etowah, Scott and Cindy Steed of Winston Salem, N.C., and Jason and Lena Hall of Athens; as well as many cousins and friends.
The family and loved ones of Judith Ann Lovingood wish to extend their deep appreciation to Dr. Johnnie C. Carter and the staff of every department of NHC for every courtesy and act of kindness extended to the family, and for the deep affection shown by them to \"Little Judy\" during her extended stay in the facility, and during departure. \"She was the sunshine of our home.\"
Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Garry King officiating. Special music will be by Larry and Kim Moses and Adrian Dawn Lovingood.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at McMinn Memory Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be her nephews, Robbie Landress, Scott Steed, Jason Hall, David Lynn, Ray Cline and Rod Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be her cousins, Major Landress and Clyde Nunley.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice.
Send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements.