Judy was a life-long resident of Nevada and attended Nevada High School. She worked on the family dairy farm with her mother from 1973 to 1989. She then worked at O'Sullivan Industries in Lamar, Mo. for a number of years and later at Fram Corp. in Nevada. Judy spent the last five years of her life babysitting her granddaughter and taking care of her disabled sister.
Survivors include three children, Lacy Hinds, daughter, and her husband Jason, Dominica Wright, daughter, and Ronald Eric Dighero, son, all of Nevada; five grandchildren, Bailey Hinds, Darrian Hinds, Katlyn Wright, Trentyn Wright and Logan Dighero; three sisters, Virginia Smith, Sheldon, Mo., Donna Berry, Nevada, Mo., and Phyllis Spillman, Nevada, Mo.; two brothers, John Spillman, Fresno, Calif., and Aaron Spillman, Branson, Mo.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Judy was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Earl Spillman.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, Nov. 21, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, Mo., with Pastor Bill Platt officiating. Interment was in Marvin Chapel Cemetery, Milo, Mo.
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