Judith Ellen Sheetz
July 9, 1943 – October 9, 2023
Judith Ellen Sheetz, 80, of Jasper, formerly of Trinity Springs, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2023, at Brookside Village in Jasper. She is now reunited with her devoted husband, Doug.
Judy was born on July 9, 1943, in Shoals, she was the daughter of Ermin Hugh and Vera Evelyn (Lundy) Holt and was the oldest of five children.
She worked for the National Gypsum Company for 33 years, retiring in 2008. Judy was the first women hired to work on the gypsum wall-board production line in 1975.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ermin and Vera Holt; husband, Doug Sheetz; and brother, Steven Holt.
Judy is survived by one son, Lowell Gene Holt (Debra), of Jasper; sisters, Janet Watson (Jerry), of Sumner, IL, and Alice Jones, of Loogootee; brother, Bud Holt (Darla) of Mitchell; two grandchildren, Ansley Worland (Anthony), of Owensboro, KY, and Alexandra Holt-Leeson (Garrett), of Southgate, KY; two great-grandchildren, Braylen Jenkins and Baleigh Worland; and several nieces and nephews.
Judy enjoyed spending time outside in nature and enjoyed her Martin County country home. She was an avid mushroom hunter and spent many weeks throughout the years hunting prized morels. She loved to crochet afghans and enjoyed putting together puzzles.
Graveside service will take place at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at Hickory Ridge Cemetery, in Shoals. Arrangements are under the direction of the Queen-Lee Chapel of George Funeral Care, Shoals.
Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity of your choice.