In Loving Memory of

Judith D. Thompson



Judith D. Thompson, 78, went to her Heavenly home on November 21, 2022.
Judy was the daughter of Charley and Cletia Davis, she grew up in Daytona Beach,
Florida, where she graduated from Mainland High School (1964) and eventually
relocating in 1973 to Gainesville, Florida.
In addition to her parents, Judy was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jessica
Lynn Walker and two brothers, Jimmie Lee Davis and Donald M. Davis, both of Volusia
Judy was retired from the Alachua County Public Schools where she worked in the 70’s
and 80’s in several different capacities at Idylwild Elementary School.
Judy is survived by her husband of 38 years, James T. Thompson “Tully” and her two
daughters, Sherri Bowen (Clarence “Lennie”) and Melissa Moss, both of Bullock, North
Carolina, and two stepchildren James F. Thompson “Floyd” (Vivian) and Zina S.
Thompson, both of Gainesville, Florida. She is also survived by a sister, Carol A. Crider
(Nelson) of DeLand, Florida, A sister in-law; Dottie Davis of Louisville, Kentucky, and a special family friend, Fran Skinner of Daytona Beach,
“Grammie”, as she was affectionately called, is survived by her extremely adored
grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Grandchildren: Ashley, Haley (Jesse), Jennifer, Kenneth “K.C.”, Jacob (Danielle),
Amanda, Crystal (Kurt), Walker, Kellie (Chris), Candace (Josh) and Patty.
Great Grandchildren: Aidan, Samantha, Cora, Faith Ann, Emily, Layla, Joseph, Lennox,
Leila, Apollo and Mariah.
Visitation and service will be held at Gainesville Baptist Church, 3570 N.W. 16 th Blvd,
Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday, November 26, 2022, at 10 am (visitation) and 11 am
Arrangements are under the care of Forest Meadows Funeral Home, 725 NW 23 rd
Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32609.

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7 Responses

  1. John (Tad) M Harris Jr at · Reply

    I am so sorry for your loss. Love and Prayers to all the family and prayers. Know that you will see her again.

  2. Kimberly Jordan at · Reply

    The loss of a mother is such a great loss that can’t be filled by others. My heart is so sad. Sherri and Missi your mother was the sweetest woman in the world. She had the most beautiful blue eyes, and a very loving heart. .God will keep her in peace . My condolences and prayers to the family.

  3. Gail Hester at · Reply

    Missi, so sorry for your loss. Your family and you are in my thoughts and prayers. So sad for your sister and you, I know how much y’all loved your Mother.

  4. Robin Lewis at · Reply

    Sending prayers of Comfort & Peace to all the Family & Friends. May the wonderful memories you each had with her help you get thru the many days ahead. God Bless.

  5. Kathy Parker Green at · Reply

    I am so sorry. Judy was deeply loved and of course I am sure she is reveling with her family that has gone on before her.

  6. Carol Davis Crider at · Reply

    Thank you so much for all the wonderful comments and love. We will miss Judy so much. I am sure my family up there are having a wonderful reunion. I love and miss them. Love to all.❤️

  7. Linda & Dennis Wilkinson at · Reply

    Missi, Sherri & Family,
    Please accept our condolences on the loss of your mother.😪
    Dennis & Linda Wilkinson

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