Judy Garner White, age 73, of Somerset, KY passed from this life on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
Judy was born on May 16, 1945 in Cains Store area of Pulaski Co., KY to the late Orvis Garner and Mary Lois Stevens Garner.
She is survived by her husband, Bill White to whom she married June 4, 1966 in Danforth Chapel at Berea College, one son, Patrick Edward White and his wife, Allyson Crawley White, one grandson, Nathaniel E. White. She is also survived by her sister, Sharon Garner Hartling (Link), sisters-in-law, Patricia White (Mark Hoover), Barbara Vencill (Kenneth), Pearl Price (Mike), nephew, John Barnes (Amy), and their six children, a niece, Jennifer Barnes Wells (Scott) their two children, and Dana Price Menster (Mike Menster), their one son, and Katrina Vencill Venters (Eddie Venters), and their one son.
Judy trusted in Jesus as her Savior at an early age and was a long-time member of Bradley’s Pleasure Baptist Church in Cains Store, KY. She was a very passionate and loving wife, mother, and citizen. She was one that put her whole self into every task, job, or activity where she became involved. She had a deep love for her only living son, grandson, and daughter-in-law. She showed her love by the many things that she did through life that added a completed touch. Her knack for understanding the whole of a task and developing goals led to her leadership skills at home, work, and the community. Her urgency for tasks she faced in life helped her generate energy to get things done.
She was a retired teacher, Director of Instruction/Curriculum, and Interim Superintendent of Schools for Somerset Independent Schools. She was a Grant Procurement Specialist for two years at Science Hill Independent Schools, an EKU Teacher Educator for four years, and served one term as President of Kentucky Association of Educational Supervisors. In her volunteer activities, she served as President of Pulaski Co. Retired Teachers, President of Middle Cumberland Retired Teachers, Berea College Executive Council Member and Admissions Associate, IRS/AARP Tax Assistant Program, and Children’s Sunday School Teacher.
Visitation will be held on Friday, September 21, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. Her funeral service will follow at 2:00 P.M. at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. James Floyd and Rick E. Stump officiating. Burial will be at Bradley’s Pleasure Cemetery.
A memorial in Judy’s name has been established to Bradley’s Pleasure Cemetery.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website, www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Judy Garner White.