Judith B Luks
June 15, 1948 – May 11, 2019
Ms. Judith (Judy) Bari Luks, 70, of Mtn. Brook, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on May 11, 2019. Ms. Luks graduated from Shades Valley High School in 1966 and was a founding member of their First Thursday monthly reunion social group. She was an active member of the Birmingham Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Center, Temple Beth-El and Temple Emanu-El, and several other community volunteer and social organizations. She was always the life of the party, loved entertaining for family and friends, and was the owner of a successful catering and special events company for over 25 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sol and Bertha Krantz Luks and is survived by her siblings, Hilary Chiz and Marc Luks. Daughters, Alison Earnest (Scott), grandchildren Wyatt and Carson Grace; Leslie Wearb Hirsch (Roger), grandchildren Meyer, Solomon, and Elliott; and Rebecca Wearb Johnson (Seth), grandchildren William and Henry; and Anne Sheftall Rothfeder Mitchell (David), nieces and nephews Scott Chiz (Leslie), Liz Chiz Metawhi (Richard), Ryan Luks and Erin Luks She loved deeply, and was loved, by so many friends and family. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, May13th at Elmwood Cemetery. Johns Ridout's Funeral Parlors directing. A celebration of her life will take place at Temple Emanu-El immediately following the graveside service. The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Alzheimer's Association.
- Graveside Service Monday, May 13, 2019