Judith Ann “Judy” Blackwood


Judy Ann Blackwood

May 3, 1942 – February 6, 2016


blackwood, judyJudy Blackwood, 73, of Edmond, passed away at her home on February 6, 2016 following a brief illness. Judy was born to C.I. and Ruth Blackwood on May 3, 1942. She worked for the Oklahoma State Department of Human Services for 30 years until her retirement in 2008. She was a faithful member of Lone Star Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, where she served as the organist for many years. Judy loved the Lord, her family, and her church.

Judy is survived by her sister and brother-in-law Mary and Bill Norman of Edmond; her sister Bette Alsbrook of Sherman, Texas; her niece Jennifer Shelton and husband Jayme, her nephew Andrew Norman, and her great-niece Maisy Shelton, all of Edmond, as well as a number of extended family members. She was preceded in death by her father, C.I., her mother Ruth, three brothers, Charles Blackwood of Edmond, Roy Blackwood and David Blackwood, both of Oklahoma City; and one sister, Rosie Weisiger of Midwest City.

Judy was a very special person whose smile filled her whole face, whose kindness and generosity were her trademarks, and whose simple innocence was her very character.

Judy will be interred at Memorial Park Cemetery in Oklahoma City. A memorial service will be held to honor her life at Matthews Funeral Home chapel, 601 S. Kelly, Edmond, OK, on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 2:00 p.m..

4 thoughts on “Judith Ann “Judy” Blackwood”

  1. Debbie Swanson

    I am so sorry for your loss, Mary. What a beautiful tribute! My prayers are with you. Much love.

  2. Gloria Williams

    Mary, Bill, and family,
    I am so sorry to hear this difficult time for you, with the loss of your beloved sister. Although I never met her, I have heard how sweet, kind, and loving she was to everyone. Her tribute echoes and confirms what a wonderful person she was. Praying for all of her family at this time.

  3. Cheryl Bryant

    I worked with Judy for many years, she was truly a sweet person with great a work ethic. Sorry to hear of the loss of such a beautiful person. God bless your family during this time.

  4. I worked with Judy many years and even after she retired she would call me and talk to me. She would always wanted to know what was going on at work and how everyone was doing. I know she will be so happy to see her mom and dad again. in Heaven. I know she missed playing the organ at her church. I am sorry I will not be able to attend the services on Wednesday but you will be in my prayers for your loss.

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