Judy K. Nolan Stockdale



Judy K. Nolan Stockdale, 71, of Seymour passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at St. Francis Health Campus in Indianapolis.

Born Sept. 6, 1944, in Salem, she was the daughter of Robert F. and M. Stella Johnson Zink. On Aug. 4, 2007 at Trinity Pentecostal Church, she married Larry Stockdale, who preceded her in death.

Judy moved to Seymour from Salem in 1965. Since coming to Seymour, Judy has been an active member of Trinity Pentecostal Church. She was retired from Kmart, having worked at Seymour and then Columbus. She served Kmart as a personnel and training manager and department manager.

After retirement from Kmart, Judy worked for five years as a greeter at Schneck Medical Center and then continued as a volunteer as a member of the hospital’s guild. She also volunteered at Lutheran Community Home and enjoyed sewing, cooking, canning and shopping. She was a Kmart blue light shopper for items that she would later give away. Judy is being remembered as a giver and a rock for her family. She most loved spending time with her family, especially her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughters, Sandy (Brad) Gay and Lisa Lawles, all of Seymour; grandchildren, Jacob Gay, Rick Lawles Jr. and Carla (Tyler) Sipes; great-grandsons, Cameron and Raiden Lawles; a sister, Linda Zink and her husband, David Arndorfer; stepdaughters, Della Stevens and her husband, Jack King, Charlotte Shale and Jan Stockdale; several stepgrandchildren, great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; her dogs Jett and Lilly.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Jean “Jeanie” Nolan; son-in-law, Rick Lawles; sisters, Margaret McDonald and Barbara Bryant; and brothers, Boyd Zink, R. Eugene Zink, Charles Wayne Zink and Billy Joe Zink.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Life Celebration Centre with Brother Larry Dalton officiating. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday.

Memorials can be made to Trinity Pentecostal Church or Red Sky Animal Rescue.

Friends may sign the guestbook or share a favorite memory or photograph at woodlawnfamilyfuneral.com.

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