Judith Kay Davidson was born on June 2, 1949, in Ava, MO on the family farm to parents Joseph W and Zola (Rippee) Davidson. She gained her heavenly wing on November 17, 2022, in her home with her family at her side.
Judy worked for the Department of Social Services for 19 years. Because of her love for God and children she became a single mother to a little boy that she read about in the Springfield News Leader. Judy prayed so hard for that little boy that she became his mother for life.
Judy loved God, her children, her grandchildren, her nieces and nephews, her dogs, and horses. Judy was a true follower of God! Because of her love for God, she has blessed so many people with her preaching, her knowledge of the Bible and her wisdom. Judy loved spending time with her family but most importantly her grandchildren. Judy also loved her animals.
Judy is survived by her son Jerry and his wife Jessica, 4 grandchildren: Harley, Jared, Abagail, and Izzabella Davidson all of the home. She is also survived by 1 brother Joseph Davidson, 5 special nieces and nephews: Daniell Davidson, Shannel Hanney and husband Darrin, Joseph L and wife Jamie Davidson, Reve. Jesse and wife Rocksand Davidson, and preacher Alisha Reynolds and husband Buack. She is also survived by a host of family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph W and Zola (Rippee) Davidson and one sister-in-love Doris that she loved dearly.
Judy will be greatly missed by her grandchildren, her son Jerry and her special daughter-in-law, Jessica.
Funeral services will be held for Judy on Monday, November 21, 2022, at 2:00 PM at the Ava Family Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 1:00 Pm until service time. Burial will follow in the Turkey Creek Cemetery.