Judith Martel (Judy), died October 10, 2016 at the age of 78 at Richland Place Senior Living in Portland, TN, surrounded by loved ones.
Born on July 20, 1938 in Columbus OH to Earl and Evelyn Stilwell , Judy lived her life for her family. Because of her innate desire to help others, she worked as a secretary for most of her life. Her longest & most treasured job was with the Hendersonville Parks & Recreation Department in TN.
She loved her children, grandchildren, friends, hugs, coloring (yes, in coloring books), the Game Show Channel, and Dancing With the Stars. She was known for her compliments to everyone she met, especially if you had great hair or were wearing anything purple!
She is survived by her children, Tina Suttle and Tami West. Her grandchildren were Jamie, Lindsey and Michael Barnes and Hailey and Amanda Suttle. She also had multiple step grandchildren and great grandchildren that she loved as her own.Her memorial service will be at Richland Place Senior Living, 201 Richland Lake Dr. Portland, TN on Saturday, October 15th at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made for Richland Place to the Judy Martel Memorial Fund at gofundme.com/judy-martels-memorial-fund-2txe32k.