Heavens gates were open wide when Judy S. Johnson entered in on Sunday, March 23, 2008, at her home in Miami, Okla.
Judy was born Aug. 11, 1942, in Miami, Okla., to her birth parents, Albert and Nellie Walker Ryan. Ben and Navene Andrews took young Judy and raised her as their very own daughter.
Judy has been the caretaker for the Dobson Museum for many years. She was a long time member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Judy was very involved in her community. She loved being a member of the Red Hat Society, BPW, Garden Club and the Historical Society. Judy enjoyed being involved with the Friends of the Coleman as well. She was also a member of the Modern Homemakers Club and the Bunco Club.
Although she is no longer with us, her memory and legacy will be kept alive through the family and friends she leaves behind which include: her four daughters: Beth Sharp and husband Stacy of Langley, Okla., Ruthie and husband Alan Eads of Miami, Okla., Julie and husband Gene Miller of Sapulpa, Okla., Sherry and husband Marty Scriber of Diamond, Mo.; one sister: Carolyn Sue and husband Roy Ashley of Collinsville, Okla.; and one brother: James Daniel and wife Ann Ryan of Owasso, Okla., 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Judy is preceded in death by her birth parents; husband, Garry Johnson; her parents that raised her, Ben and Navene Andrews, and three brothers, John Wylie Ryan, Thomas Wayne Ryan and Jimmy Gene Andrews.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 27, 2008, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Gregg Elliott officiating. Rosary will be held Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. at Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home. Interment will follow the funeral service on Thursday at Ottawa Indian Cemetery.
Services are under the care and direction of Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home of Miami, Okla.