Judith Bishop Johnson (Mama Judy), 73, of Kure Beach, N.C. went to be with the Lord on July 5, 2013 dying peacefully. Graveside services will be held at Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh, NC at 2:00 p.m. on July 10, 2013 with Dr. Harvey H. Whaley, Jr. with Aversboro Road Baptist Church officiating.
Judy was born in Raleigh, N.C. and attended Broughton High School and East Carolina University. She worked for N.C. State University and then joined the team at Boeing in Seattle, Washington. In Washington State she also worked with the Allied Arts and the Books for backpacks. After retiring with Boeing she returned to N.C. to enjoy the beach and settled in at Kure. She was a wonderful mama and granny. She was a special and dear friend to many. She loved to talk, loved life and lived it to the fulliest, and she never knew a stranger. She loved her family, her friends on the west coast and her new friends on the East coast at Kure Beach. Judy had a special friend, they were best friends, Mrs. Doris Garibay - they shopped and ate out together and they were known for their baking and their visits to the Kure Beach police department and always feeding them treats.
Judy was proceeded in death by her parents, a sister, and a daughter Victoria Adcock Roberts. She is survived by a daughter Kathy Adcock Taylor (David), grandson Josh (Fiance Amy Walters) and grand-dog Bandit and her grandchildren Debbie Roberts, Dan Roberts, Jr. (Cynthia), Dana Baxter (James), Dacia Le (Billy), Darrin Roberts (Danielle) and Darrell Roberts - 14 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.
The family is appreciative of the excellent care of Dr. Bishop, Cardiologist. The assistance from the New Hanover and Kure Beach emergency services and New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
In lieu of flowers, family and friends who wish to honor her may send memorial gifts to: The Kure Beach Police Department, C/O Chief Dennis Cooper at 117 Settlers Lane, Kure Beach, NC 28449.
Arrangements are by Montlawn Funeral Home, 2911 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh, N.C. Condolences may be made to www.montlawn.com