Marshall-Donnelly-Combs Funeral Home

201 25Th Ave North, Nashville, TN


Judith Ann Peebles

February 6, 1944December 1, 2019

Judith Ann Peebles (Doherty) was born in Youngstown, Ohio, the home of her Mother Rosetta Maria Doherty (Giovanello) on February 6, 1944, while her Father, Patrick Leonard Doherty, served in the US Army in the European theatre as the commander of medical field hospitals, which assisted both Allied and Axis wounded soldiers and had difficult duty at the Battle of the Bulge.

Judy's Mother and Father met while both served in the US Army during World War II. Her Mother was 1st Lieutenant Dietician serving hospital staff in the US with her background as a 1939 graduate of Ohio State University.

Following duty during World War II, Judy's Father remained in the US Army as a career officer and also served in the Korean War in 1951.

As a child, Judy moved all over the world with her parents as a military child. She lived in Trieste, Italy where she received First Communion, in Japan, and in multiple locations in the United States,.

Judy spent her high school and college years in Tacoma, Washington where her Father served at and retired from Ft. Lewis. She was a 1964 graduate of the University of Oregon where she majored in foreign language – Russian and Spanish.

With her international experience and perspective, Judy had an extensive and exciting career in international air travel as a stewardess with Pan American World Airways, and later with Delta Airlines. Judy had the opportunity to travel the world, and always seemed to know the best restaurants in Venice, Moscow, Istanbul, and Kinshasa.

Judy is survived by her brother, Pat Doherty, her sister-in-law Marie-Annick Doherty, six nephews; Kevin Doherty, Phil Doherty, Paul Doherty, Mark Doherty, Bascom Peebles, and John Peebles, numerous grand nephews and nieces, and a host of close friends, all who loved her dearly.

Judy was a remarkable woman who was caring, loving, and generous. Her family and friends grieve her death, but celebrate her life - a life well lived.

Funeral Mass Thursday, December 12, 11:00 AM, Christ the King Catholic Church Visitation preceding the funeral, 10:00 AM, Christ the King

In lieu of flowers, Judy would want you to consider a contribution to her favorite charity, St. Judes Children’s Hospital in Memphis.


12 December


10:00 am - 11:00 am

Christ the King Catholic Church

3001 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212

12 December

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Christ the King Catholic Church

3001 Belmont Blovd
Nashville, TN 37212


Judith Ann Peebles

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