Age: 68 Address: Roan Mountain Date of Death: Sunday, July 14, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Judy Tedder of Roan Mountain went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 14th at Roan Highlands Nursing Center. A native of Avery County, she was a daughter of Sam Eller, Jr. of Elk Park and the late Juanita Gwyn Eller. She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Toni Odom. She was a member of Evergreen Freewill Baptist Church. Judy loved singing, playing the piano and organ but most of all she loved her family. She enjoyed the outdoors, working with her flowers, crafting and sewing. She was a friend to all she met, never meeting a stranger.
Surviving in addition to her father is her loving husband of 34 years, Raymond Tedder; daughters: Cindy Thompson and husband, Wade, of Elk Park and Deann Hughes and husband, Jeff, of Roan Mountain; son, Maverick Tedder and friend, August, of Roan Mountain; brothers: Tony Eller and wife, Jean, of Elk Park, Joe Eller and wife, Cathy, of Banner Elk and Tim Eller and wife, Meredith, of Morganton; grandchildren: Jennifer Blair of Roan Mountain, Shannon Hicks of Elk Park, Kimberly Noble of Atlanta, GA, Lauren Thompson of Elk Park, Janet Ledford, Daniel Hughes, Bebo Hughes, Nikki Christman and Owen Tedder, all of Roan Mountain; great-grandchildren: Madison and Natalie Hicks, Garrett and Mason Johnson, Isaiah and Caleb Ledford, Samuel Hughes and Raina Christman.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17th in the Elk Park Cemetery. The Rev. John McCoury will officiate.
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