Judy White Ogilvy

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Judy White Ogilvy, 81, went to be with her Lord on July 11, 2014. Judy was born June 6, 1933 in Ozona, Texas to Evart and Ruth White. Judy was married in 1955 to Alex Buck Ogilvy III, the love her life. They are now rejoined and he is able to care for her again in their new Heavenly life together. Judy was preceded in death by her parents, sister and brother-in-law Barbara and Sid Moughon, mother-in-law and father-in-law Alex and Bonnie Ogilvy, sister-in-law Bertha Joyce Ogilvy and daughter-in-law Cynthia Ogilvy. Judy attended Southern Methodist University and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in English. She taught Kindergarten in Ozona; and after moving to Odessa in 1957, taught Special Education with ECISD at Pease Elementary and Bonham Junior High. She retired in 1980. Judy was very active in her community, and there are very few organizations in the Permian Basin that she did not touch in some way. Her volunteer work began as an active member of the Junior League of Odessa. She worked with its many projects including the founding of the Odessa Abused Children's now known as Harmony Home. After she retired, she took on more volunteer jobs including the Board of Directors of the following organizations; the Texas Tech Health Science Center, Presidential Museum, Reach Out and Read, Midland Odessa Symphony, Contemporary Study Club, Permian Basin Rehabilitation Center, and the Crystal Ball Foundation. She was also an active member of First United Methodist Church. She was Chairman of the first Great American Smoke out and taught smoking cessation classes. She chaired the Boy Scouts Distinguished Citizen Fund Raiser; which honored First Lady Laura Bush. She and Buck Also supported many other organizations such as the ECISD Education Foundation, UTPB, Odessa College, Permian Playhouse, Globe of the Great Southwest, Meals on Wheels and many others. Judy is survived by her sons Mike Ogilvy and wife Sarah Ogilvy, Tim Ogilvy, and daughter Judy Withrow and Mike of Odessa; grandchildren Christopher and wife Jaclyn, Stephen and Matthew Withrow, Lonnie McComas and wife Brenda of Odessa; Becky Boone and husband Bill of Midland and Jamie Davis and husband Chris of Kentucky. Great grandchildren Sarah Ann Bedwell, and Amanda Boone of Midland; Austin McComas of Odessa; Cynthia Lynn Davis and Cayden Davis of Kentucky; and Walker Withrow as well as many nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the staffs of Manor Park Helen Great House and Parks Methodist Retirement Village. We were very blessed to meet Ms. Mary at Parks. There are very few people as special as her. The family will receive friends from 2P.M. to 4P.M. Sunday, July 13, 2014 at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Home, and there will be a graveside service on Monday, July 14, 2014 at 3P.M. at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Expressions of love may be made to First United Methodist Church and Home Hospice Odessa, Texas, or the . Services are entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.
Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram from July 13 to July 14, 2014
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