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Judith (Judy) Huff


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Judith (Judy) Huff Obituary
Judith Timbs (Judy) Huff, 73, passed away at home on June 4, 2016. She was born April 7, 1943, in Memphis, Tennessee, the first child of the late Hollis and LaNelle Timbs. Her early years were spent in Munford and Millington, Tennessee, where she grew up blessed by a loving extended family. She attended Millington Central High School graduating as salutatorian of her class. She then attended Memphis State University achieving an undergraduate degree in elementary education and a graduate degree in special education. She married Jerry Huff on August 4, 1962. She taught in public schools in Atlanta, Georgia, and Memphis as well as several years at Charter Lakeside. Teaching special needs children was her calling.

She was active in the community. She served a term as president of the Friends of the Pink Palace and co-chaired the Mid-South Crafts Fair one year. She was a member of Les Passees, the LeBonheur Club and the Suburban Garden Club. She also served a term as the president of the PTA at Woodland Presbyterian School.

Judy was an active member of Germantown Presbyterian Church. She taught Sunday School classes, served as a Stephen Minister, led sessions of Disciple Bible Study, served a term as president of the Presbyterian Women's Group at GPC and was a member of the Flower Committee.

Judy derived great joy from interaction with her many friends and extended family, especially her grandchildren, who called her Yia Yia. She will be both missed and fondly remembered by all.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Jerry Huff; her daughter, Mary Nell (Wes) Hinton, and her children, William and Mary Emma Finney, and step-children, Davis and Ainsley Hinton; her son Lee (Molly) Huff and their children, Annalee and Elizabeth Huff; and her sister, Holly (Ken) Hinshaw.

There will be a memorial service for Judy today at 3 p.m. at Germantown Presbyterian Church, 2363 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, Tennessee. Memorials may be sent to Germantown Presbyterian Church, Les Passees or a .
Published in Millington Star on June 6, 2016
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