Judyth Ann Osborne

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Judyth Ann Osborne July 11, 1942- April 27, 2014 Judy was born on July 11, 1942 in Culver City, California to Robert and Beatrice James. She passed away in Visalia, California after a courageous 4 year battle with ALS. Judy grew up in North Platt, Nebraska and moved to Visalia as a teenager, where she attended Visalia High School. She married Cecil Wayne Forcum in 1959 and they had one daughter, Renae. After divorcing, she married Ronald Osborne in 1962 and they had two children, Sherri and Ronald II. Judy graduated from nursing school in 1972 and enjoyed a long and fulfilling career as a registered nurse at The Visalia Medical Clinic. She was a natural caregiver and helped many in both her personal and professional life. She had an infectious smile and a wonderful sense of humor. Even on somber trips to the ALS clinic, she found ways to laugh and make fun of herself. Judy will be missed by everyone that had ever met her. Judy is survived by her children Renae Forcum (Joe) Mackey, Sherri (Chuck) Smith and Ronald (Tonya) Osborne II, all of Visalia, Ca, her long-term companion, Dr. Charles Ziehl and Best Friend Dean Thrasher. Grandchildren; Brian Smith, Joey Mackey, Amanda Smith, Ciara Chase, Ashley Osborne, Benjamin Osborne, Megan and Laurel Dyckman. Great Grandchildren; Carley, Aubrey, Colton, Tinsley, Ella, Cate & Scarlett and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her Mother Beatrice James, Step-Father Sidney Hosking, Father Robert James and Brother Robert James II. Services will be held at Salser & Dillard Funeral Chapel in Visalia, California on May 1, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Valley Oak SPCA Shelter, 29016 California 99 Visalia, California 93277 or The ALS Association- Golden West Chapter, P.O. Box 565 Agoura Hills, California 91376.

Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register on Apr. 29, 2014
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