Judy Elaine (Whitford) Gender, Humphreys, Missouri went to heaven to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, December 16, 2021. She was a resident of Sunnyview Nursing Home, Trenton, Missouri.
Judy was born in Strong City, Kansas on November 27, 1941 to Albert Lee and Mildred Sophia (Swanson) Whitford. Both parents preceded her in death.
Judy’s family lived in the farming community of Kansas until moving to Kansas City area in 1953. She graduated from Washington High School in 1960 and Judy also graduated from nursing school in 1965. She worked at Wright Memorial Hospital for 7 years.
Victor T. Gender and Judy E. Whitford were joined in marriage on June 7, 1972. Victor and Judy enjoyed farm life south of Humphreys, MO. They were active members of the Mt. Zion Christian Church. Judy taught classes, lead in the music ministry and participated at many other activities at the church. She participated with the Willing Workers Club which helped in the community with many activities. She enjoyed crafts, making greeting cards, feeding the birds, swimming, fishing, hunting, flowers and gardening and spending time outdoors. Victor and Judy enjoyed their traveling in the U.S. and various places overseas.
Her beautiful life will always be cherished by her family. She is survived by her husband Victor Gender of Humphreys, MO., her sister Jean Homann of Casper, WY, her brother Jerald Whitford of Warrensburg, MO, and her Aunt Lela Brelsford of St. Charles, MO. She had a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by 24 Aunts and Uncles.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at Mt. Zion Christian Church south of Humphreys. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Christian Cemetery.
Family visitation will be Monday, December 20, 2021 from 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Resthaven Mortuary, Trenton, MO.
Charitable donation can be made to Mt. Zion Christian Cemetery fund of Mt. Zion Christian Church at 42127 Windgate RD., Humphreys, MO. 64646 of left with the mortuary.
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