Judith May Barnhart, 60, fought the good fight and passed away surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, September 28, 2013, at the East Morgan County Hospital in Brush.|
She was born June 17, 1953, in Colorado Springs, CO. She was the daughter of Bruce and Oneita Holladay.
Judy graduated from Limon High School and attended Morgan Community College.
She married Rodney Barnhart on August 27, 1972. In 1993 they were blessed with a son, Michael.
Judy worked along side her husband for many years in Morgan County raising hogs. She was actively involved in the Women's Pork Council.
Judy loved animals, especially her dogs and miniature horses. She loved spending time with family and friends. She was quite a prankster and well-known for her quick wit and great sense of humor.
Judy enjoyed working with children. She had been employed by the Brush School District and most recently Riverview Christian School.
She was a member of the Snyder Bible Church and was active in singing with the Worship Team. She faithfully served her Lord and Savior and loved helping others. She held on to her grace, class and strength until the very end. She often encouraged those who came to encourage her. She was well-known for her ability to lighten up a room and even strangers commented on her amazing spirit.
Survivors include her husband, Rodney and son, Michael both of Brush; and one brother, Jim Holladay, and his wife Susan of Arvada.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services to celebrate Judy's life will be Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Snyder Bible Church (take Highway 71 to MCR V, east to MCR 30, north to MCR W, west to Highway 71).
Interment will be in the Brush Memorial Cemetery.
Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to ""Judy's Hats"" (hats to be given to cancer patients) c/o the Heer Mortuaries.
Published in Brush News-Tribune on Sept. 30, 2013