Judith "Judy" Faye Pollard

June 6, 1951November 13, 2021

WASHBURN ~ Judith “Judy” Faye Pollard, 70, of Washburn, passed away at 1:02 a.m. Saturday, November 13, 2021 at UnityPoint Health – Methodist in Peoria.

Born June 6, 1951 in Pekin to Clarence and Lula Mae (Kessler) Vaughn, she married John Pollard on March 30, 1996 in Lowpoint. He survives.

Also surviving are four children, Sean (Donna) Pollard of Nesbit, Mississippi, Dawn Pollard of Henry, Shara (Chris Welch) Webb of Denver, Colorado and Sean (Anne) Webb of Washburn; five grandchildren and five siblings, Ruby, Diana, Phyllis, Kenny and Ronnie.

She was preceded in death by her parents and six siblings.

Judy had worked at Caterpillar, Inc. in Morton for the Logistics Division for 20 years, retiring in 2009. A beautiful artist, Judy enjoyed watching hummingbirds and game shows, especially Wheel-of-Fortune. She also loved motorcycle riding with her husband on his Harley and watching the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears.

Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur. There will a gathering celebrating Judy’s life at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, 530 Northeast Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, Illinois 61637.

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Alexander Ervin

November 20, 2021

It's never easy to say good bye, so I am going to say. Till I see ya again Aunt Judy. Perhaps you can give your Nephew a ride on your Motorcycle around the clouds. I send my Heart felt Condolences & Love to Her Family and Friends.

Peace & Love....

Karen Lowery

November 16, 2021

My name is Karen Lowery, maiden name was Maxey. Judy and I met in 7th grade at Washington Grade school. She was new kid in school and luckily, we became good friends and she and I shared the same classes. Judy was very shy at the time but I saw her bloom and become a wonderful person as we continued our friendship until high school graduation in 1969. Judy and I both worked at Caterpillar, however in different plants. She shared stories about her children and I knew she was very proud of them. It’s very hard to lose a friend like Judy but I know she is in God’s embrace. God bless her and her family. She will always be in my heart. Bless you all. Karen Lowery.

Rod Wilson

November 15, 2021

Prayers and Love to Aunt Judy and all the family.

Sheila Wilson

November 14, 2021

Sending my condolences from the Wilson family! Thinking of you all in this time of need. Many prayers coming your way for peace and comfort to get through these troublesome times! Aunt Judy will be forever missed!