Judith Joy Curtis, 80, of Springfield, died at 11:25 p.m. on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at her home.
Judith was born December 30, 1940, in Pana, the daughter of John and Thelma White Hay. She married Loren Eldon Curtis, Sr. on September 4, 1959, in Springfield.
Judith was a graduate of Springfield High School. She was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church. Judith was employed at Hoosier Tire Midwest. She enjoyed reading Amish history, vegetable canning, flower gardening, and spending time with her family.
Judith was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, John and James Hay; and two sisters, Jacqueline Kolaz and Janice Gramlich.
She is survived by her husband, Loren E. Curtis, Sr. of Springfield; daughter, Lori E. Usherwood of Springfield; son, Loren E. (Angela) Curtis, Jr. of Loami; five grandchildren, Cole Usherwood, and Cassandra, Cheyanne, Candace, and Cody Curtis; sister, Jennifer (Mike) McKinney of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Cremation was provided by Butler Cremation Tribute Center.
Graveside Ceremony: 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 30, 2021, at Roselawn Memorial Park with Rev. Michael Koschmann officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or Concordia Lutheran Church, 2300 Wilshire Rd., Springfield, IL 62703.
The family is being served by Boardman-Smith Funeral Home, 800 South Grand Avenue West, Springfield, IL. To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Judith Joy Curtis, please visit our Tribute Store.
Published by Boardman-Smith Funeral Home on Sep. 2, 2021.