Age: 66 Address: Bill Allen Branch Road, Burnsville, North Carolina and Tacoma, Washington Date of Death: Friday,November 15, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Judy Ruth Clark of Bill Allen Branch Road and Tacoma, Washington died on Friday, November 15th in Burnsville at the home of her mother and surrounded by loving family. She was born September 15, 1947 in Durant, Oklahoma, the youngest daughter of John Albert Clark and Christine Hudson Clark. She was preceded in death by her father, John Albert “Pa” Clark and a nephew, Thomas David Barton.
Judy is survived by her mother, Christine “Granny” Hudson Clark; two sisters, Jeannette Frances Clark Maddox of Burnsville and Carole Ann Clark Vrooman of Lewisville, Texas; three daughters, Christine Denise Hanson and husband Kelly Overing and her two sons, Joshua Thomas Hanson and Wesley Hanson of Anchorage, Alaska; Renee Simmons and husband Robert Allen Simmons and their two children Sarah Renee Simmons and Noah Allen Simmons of Maple Valley, Washington; and Roxan Hartwig of Tacoma, Washington; niece Angela Dawn Barton Duhe and husband John Kyle Duhe and their children, Paige Christine Duhe, John Richard Jack Duhe and Gibson Kyle Duhe; niece Karen Marie Maddox Richardson and husband Timothy Arthur Richardson and their children, Darius Kade Richardson and Duncan Tyr Richardson; nephew John Brandon Barton and wife Vielza and their son, Evan Brandon Barton.
Judy was an avid gardener and loved the outdoors. She lived in Anchorage, Alaska for twenty-five years and enjoyed hiking on the glaciers and watching the moose and grizzly bears. She was a home care provider in Tacoma, Washington and was also employed by a landscaping company. Judy was a warm, gentle person who deeply loved her family and friends and in turn was deeply loved by them. She will be missed by all those who knew and cared for her.
Services will be held on a glacier in Alaska at a later date.