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Judy A. Brown Hodgkins

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Judy Ann Hodgkins

FORT WORTH – Judy Ann Brown Hodgkins passed away from pancreatic cancer on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017.

Service: A private service was held Friday, Jan. 27, at Greenwood Memorial Park, where she is interred.

Memorials: May be made in her name to Union Gospel Mission at or over the phone 817-332-1437.

Born Sept, 25, 1943, in Laredo to Jefferson and Bertie Lois Mooty Brown, she was a well of unending love and support for her family and friends, and an amazing partner, mother and grandmother.  Judy was a registered nurse with a diverse healthcare background, working in home health, doctor’s offices and hospitals.  She had a God given gift for playing the piano and volunteered her time as a pianist at Friendly Lane Baptist Church, John Knox Presbyterian Church, and later in life, Union Gospel Mission.

She lived abroad in Israel and Indonesia and travelled extensively to Egypt, Greece, Germany, Switzerland and many other locales.  Judy had a special love for the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in New Mexico and the sands and sea around Eleuthera in the Bahamas.

She was predeceased by her husband of 38 years, Larry, and her son, Trent.

She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Survivors: She is survived by her daughter, Holly Switzer and son-in-law, Randy; her granddaughter, Brianna Douglass; her sister, Mary Tweed and husband, Bill; nephews, Will and Jeff, and their wives, Linzey and Rachel; Judy’s partner, Wes; Wes’s son, Stan; and daughter-in-law, Melissa; and Wes’s grandsons, Bo, Jacob, and Maverick.

Biggers Funeral Home
6100 Azle Avenue, 817-237-3341

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