Judy Sue Ryans LinvilleJuly 3, 1943 ~ August 14, 2017 (age 74)
Funeral service for Judy Sue Ryans Linville, 74 of Lawton will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Cameron Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Teel officiating.
Mrs. Linville passed away on Monday, August 14, 2017 in Lawton.
Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Lawton, Oklahoma.
There will be a special viewing and visitation for family and friends on Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Judy was born on July 3, 1943 in Sterling, Oklahoma to Henry O and Mary Beatrice (Jones) Wright. She attended a one room school, Bloomingshine Elementary in Sterling until the family moved to Lawton and she attended Central Junior High School. She married Donnie E. Ryans on September 28, 1958 in Lawton, Oklahoma. He passed away on February 26, 2005. She later married Jack Linville on April 2, 2012 in Lawton. Judy worked for Fletcher Transfer and Storage and later Lawton Moving and Storage. She retired in 2009 after 43 years. Judy loved spending her summers at the lake house with Jack where she enjoyed relaxing with her family and friends. She cherished family celebrations and holidays. She loved cooking her famous pancakes and chocolate syrup and she always took her Alaskan rice to family gatherings. She also enjoyed traveling to places like Key West and visiting her family in Australia. Judy was an amazing mom to her girls and memaw to her grandchildren. She always put them above herself by making sure they had everything they needed, even when she did not. One of her greatest qualities was making sure everyone felt like they were a part of the family and let them know her door was always open.
She is survived by her husband, Jack, of the home; five daughters and spouses, Kim Annette Taylor, of Lawton, Lynn DeLaine Ryans and James Martin, of Chattanooga, OK, Tamra Dawn Brown and David, of Indiahoma, OK, Kari Lombard and Michael, of Lawton, OK, and Christina Rose Hall and Michael, of Sidney, Australia; two sisters, Mary Shirlene Martinez, of Minnesota and Wanda Jane Wright, of Mississippi; her aunt, Juanita Hollis, of Oklahoma City, OK; 12 grandchildren and spouses, Dawnelle Ramos, Matthew Ramos and Taylor Wolfe, Ronald Ramos II, Wesley Brown and Victoria, Austin Brown and Cathy, Shelby Brown, Audrey Brown, Mikey Ryans and Destiny Wall, Andrew Ryans, Brandon Ryans, Bailey Hall, and Scarlett Hall; 11 great grandchildren, numerous nieces; nephews; cousins; and a host of loving friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Donnie E. Ryans; and sister, Joy Ann Cantrell.