Judy A. Smith, age 78, of Alpena, passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at Mid-Michigan Medical Center of Alpena.
On August 9, 1942, Judy was born to the late Harry B. and Sella (McMurray) Melvin in Hillman, Michigan. She married Gary W. Smith on October 24, 1970; they were blessed with 35 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on June 1, 2006. She worked at the Fletcher Motel for many years retiring in 1995 . Judy was a member of Word of Life Church. She loved to read, enjoyed going to Sporting events; especially enjoyed watching the Detroit Tigers. Judy will always be remembered as the sweetest lady.
She is survived by one son: Chad (Mandy) Smith of Alpena, MI; two granddaughters: Breana Daleski and Eva Smith both of Alpena, MI; two brothers: Robert Melvin and Jerry (Amy) Melvin, both of West Branch, MI; along with several nieces and nephews.
Judy was preceded in death by two brothers: Keith and Dean Melvin; and one sister: Donna Herrick.
Judy has been taken from the Karpus-Hunter Funeral Home for cremation. A Grave Side Service will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021, at Evergreen Cemetery beginning at 1:00pm with Rev. James Fitzpatrick officiating.
Inurnment: Evergreen Cemetery
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Michigan or the Huron Humane Society.
Online Condolences: www.karpushuntercares.com