Obituaries

Judith Kyker -

Judith “Judy” Kyker, age 70, of Limestone, went to be with the Lord Thursday evening, December 13, 2012.

She was born on June 9, 1942, in Greeneville, TN, a daughter of the late J. B. and Jewel McCracken.

She attended Washington College Academy and was a lifelong resident of Washington County.

Mrs. Kyker retired from Magnavox-Phillips after 33 years of service.

She was a member of Telford Grace Brethren Church, where she served as Church recording secretary, SMM leader, Sunday School teacher and a member of WMF. She was a Farm Bureau Woman for Washington County Farm Bureau.

Judy was a loving wife, mother, mamaw and caring friend.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years: Hoyle Kyker, of Limestone; two daughters and one son-in-law: Connie Kyker, of Limestone, and Melissa “Missy” and Donnie Stephenson, of Telford; one son and daughter-in-law: Brad and Anna Kyker, of Raleigh, NC; three grandchildren: Brandon Jeffers, Whitney Stanton and her husband, Kevin, all of Limestone, Marissa Stephenson, of Telford; one sister: Brenda Bowman, of Limestone; one brother and sister-in-law: Jim and Pat McCracken, of Limestone; two sisters-in-law: Mary Kyker, of Telford, and Emma Grubbs, of Lake Wales, FL; numerous aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins; special friend: Margaret Kyker.

She was preceded in death by a son: Jeffrey Hoyle Kyker; grandson: Dustin Heath Jeffers; and sister: Mary Alice Miller.

Funeral services where held Saturday in the Doughty-Stevens Chapel with Pastor Robert Skeen officiating. Interment was on . Sunday at Grace Brethren Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Grace Brethren Cemetery Annuity Fund or the AWANA Program of the church, Grace Brethren Church, 3337 Highway 11-E, Telford, TN 37690. The family would like to express special thanks to the staff of 5500 at Johnson City Medical Center and Caris Healthcare of Greeneville.