Judy Ann Felty Whitehead, 72, of Grayson died Thursday, March 11, 2021 after extended illness.
Judy was born to Greenville and Ruby Harlow Felty on June 20, 1948 at the family farm on Lost Creek in Greenup County Kentucky. Judy was a graduate of Wurtland High School and Morehead State University, earning undergraduate, graduate, and post graduate credentials in education. She retired in 2008 after a 33+ year career that included elementary, middle, and high school teaching. She was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Grayson, where she carried over her love of teaching in Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, and children’s church. She modeled faithful devotion and service to the Lord her entire life.
Judy and Roger, her devoted husband of 51 years, are the parents of two daughters, Suzanne (Shawn) Moore and Heather (Jim) Shelton and the adoring grandparents of Ethan and Emma Moore, and Max and Chloe Shelton, all of Grayson. Judy was the model of a Christian, wife, mother and grandmother, constantly giving of herself to her family.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents, and three brothers; Norman, Jimmy, and Boyd Felty. In addition to Roger, her girls, and their families, she is survived by three sisters; Susie (Carl) Fraley and Lula Belle Felty both of Grayson, and Dotti (Larry) Moore of Richmond, Indiana, and three brothers; Randy (Debby) and Ronnie (Karen) Felty of Lost Creek and Carl (Linda) Felty of Ashland, as well as numerous other family and friends who will mourn her passing.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, 11:00 a.m., First Baptist Church of Grayson with Josh Schmidt, minister. Burial will be in the East Carter County Memory Gardens. Friends may call Monday at First Baptist from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Family suggest that memorial donations be made to: First Baptist Church Bldg. Fund, P.O. Box 577, Grayson, KY 41143. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.malonefuneralhome.com.
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