Judith Melvin Elgin

January 24, 1942March 9, 2018

Judith (Judie) Melvin Elgin, 76, lost her battle with cancer on March 9, while at Big Bend Hospice House in Tallahassee, Florida surrounded by family.

Judie was born in 1942 in Miami, Florida and grew up in Coconut Grove. She graduated from Sophie Newcomb College in New Orleans and was a member of Chi Omega sorority. Judie was a sweet soul who touched the hearts of all who met her and she will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Perry Melvin and Judith Melvin of Miami, FL. and her husband, Joseph Elgin of Miami, FL. She is survived by her daughters, Amy Freeman of Tallahassee and Dr. Kathy Ferguson (Rick) of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; her brothers, Dr. Perry Melvin (Susan) of Warner Robins, GA, David Melvin (Gail) of Sequim, WA; her sister Laura Melvin (Walter Ballard) of Tallahassee; and her step-children, Joe Scott Elgin, Aaron Elgin (Cher), Bonnie Elgin Oliver (Burke), and James Elgin.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, at Culley’s Funeral Home on Riggins Road in Tallahassee. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice.


  • Memorial Service Thursday, March 15, 2018

Judith Melvin Elgin

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Rosita L.

March 12, 2018

I extend my condolence to the family . May John 11:25 provide comfort to your hearts .