Judy Mae Lakey

Judy Mae Lakey, 67 years, 5 months, and 5 days old, passed to her Heavenly home from a short battle with cancer on Feb. 13, 2015, at her home with her family by her side.
Judy was born Sept. 8, 1947 in Springfield, Mo., to Roeroy (Roy) and Fern (Davis) Wood.
Judy and Elwood Lakey were united in marriage on Sept. 2, 1966 at Ava, Mo. To this union two children were born. Judy was a Christian and a member of the Seymour Church of the Nazarene.
Judy loved sewing and was an accomplished seamstress, she loved cooking and spending time and taking care of her family.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Elwood, of the home; son, Gary Lakey, and wife, Tammy, Ava, Mo.;  daughter, Melinda Souder and husband, James “Goob”, Seymour, Mo.;  grandchildren: Payton and Chris Odehnal, Josh, Megan, and  Jacob Lakey, Brittinie Lakey, Kymberlee, and Haylee Souder; a brother, Jerry Wood and wife, Sharon; a sister, Teresa Stillings, and husband, Leroy, all of Ava; and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral services for Judy were Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 at 2 p.m. in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, Mo., with burial in the Ava Cemetery. Visitation was Monday from 1 p.m. to service time in the funeral home. Officiating were Pastor Mark Terrill and the Rev. Chris Carver. Memorials may be made to the family as a love offering.
Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.