Judy Linda Buckman Dudley, age 68, of Athens, died on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
A resident of Athens for most of her life, Mrs. Dudley was a daughter of Zelda Tucker Buckman, of Lexington, and the late John H. Buckman Jr. After receiving her degree in education from the University of Georgia
, she worked for 23 years for Athens Transit, where she retired as assistant director. Mrs. Dudley also served as director of Greenville, S.C., Transit.
Survivors in addition to her mother include her husband, Walter H. Dudley; son, Scott Dudley ,and his daughter, Elizabeth; daughter, Dawn Smith, her husband, Ronnie, and their children, Savannah, Alyson, Maggie, John, Lindy, Jack, and Josiah; and brother, John H. Buckman III, and his wife, Sue Ellen; sister, Jane Ridgeway, and her husband, Ted.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 4, at Lord & Stephens East.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 5, at the chapel of Lord & Stephens East, with Pastor Ronnie Smith officiating. Interment will follow at Athens Memory Gardens. The pallbearers will be Charles Hogan, Sim Hogan, John H. Buckman IV, Herbert Buckman, William Buckman, and John Smith.
Memorials may be made to the
or another charity of the giver's choice.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home East, Athens, is in charge of the arrangements.www.lordandstephens.com