Judith Bledsoe, 77, of Columbus, Nebraska, died Sunday, May 13, 2018, at the Columbus Care & Rehabilitation Center.,
The funeral service will be Thursday, May 17, 10:30 A.M. at the Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home, 5701 Center Street, Omaha, Nebraska with Pastor Stephen Stout officiating. Interment will be in the Westlawn-Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 9:30 - 10:30 A.M. at the funeral home.
Judith was born June 14, 1940, in Columbus to Roy and June (Tusler) Stone. She attended school in Columbus and graduated from Kramer High School. Judy married George Sherwin and was married from 1957 – 1972. To this union four children were born, they lived in Lincoln, Nebraska for many years. In 1984, Judy married Edward Bledsoe. They remained married until Ed passed away in 1990. Judy lived most her adult life in Omaha where she was a manager for Mister Donut and later was a seamstress for J.C. Penney. She retired in 1993.
She was a talented seamstress, painter and enjoyed quilting and all types of craftwork. She was an avid reader and loved doing her bible studies. She loved spiritual, gospel and country music. She loved to sing and belonged to the church choir in her youth. Judy moved back to Columbus in 2011.
Judith is survived by: Son: John (Teresa) Sherwin of Elizabeth City, NC Daughter: Anna Weber Sherwin of Nixa, MO Daughter: Mary (Peter) Pelletier of Arlington, TX Daughter: Lori (Jim) Ellison of Columbus, NE
Grandchildren: John (Tasha) Cleveland Crystle (Douglas) Cooney Stephanie (Chris) Brickner Danielle Pelletier
Great Grandchildren: Taylor, Brayden, & Carter Cooney Kayden Pelletier Caleb & Elliott Brickner Aiden, Kyley, & Janice Cleveland
Many nieces and nephews
Judith was preceded in death by: Parents: Roy & June Stone Husbands: Edward Bledsoe & George Sherwin Brother: Donald Stone Sisters: Marjorie Pearson, Gloria Janssen, Betty Kassmeyer, and Shirley Kallweit
- Visitation Thursday, May 17, 2018
- Celebration Of Life Thursday, May 17, 2018