Judith K. Shipley
Judy K. Shipley, 67, of Cantrall died at 3:15 pm, Friday, July 8, 2011 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born June 4, 1944 in Springfield, the daughter of Louis H. and Violet M. Houston Pilcher. She married David J. Shipley on April 3, 1978 and he survives.
Also surviving are three daughters; Debbie Kulavic, Missey (Steve) Barnes both of Springfield and Betty Jo (Rich) Ledbetter of McLean, IL; seven grandchildren Brent, Nick, Abby and Grace Kulavic, and Ashley, Kyle and Sydney Ledbetter; two sisters Ginny (Wayne) Hensler of Covington, OH and Peggy (John) Flynn of Springfield as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, three brothers and one grandson.
Judy was a homemaker and formerly worked for the Secretary of State in the teletype department. She was of the Catholic faith. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. Judy was good hearted, loved helping others, was outgoing and never met a stranger.
Visitation: 5-7 pm, Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at Staab Funeral Home with Rev. Stephen Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.