Judith Ann Watts Dudley

Judith Ann Watts Dudley

HOPE MILLS, NC — Judith Ann Watts Dudley, 82, of Hope Mills, passed away on Feb. 20.

Judy was born on April 24, 1940, in Stephenson County. Judy is the daughter of the late Ralph and Elsie Watts. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Glen Dudley.

Judy was raised in Oregon. She graduated from Oregon High School in the class of 1958.

She attended and graduated from Sterling School of Beauty Culture. Judy worked in Oregon and then purchased the Petite Beauty Salon in the 1960's. She later spent many years at Salon Farouche in Huntington, West Virginia.

She is survived by her son, Paul Race of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; son, Peter Race of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Brent Race (fiancé Sarah McComas), Jean-Paul Race, and Jocelyn Race; great granddaughter on the way Eleanor Francis Race; siblings, Joyce Davis (Larry), Roger Watts, Roland Watts (Linda), Vicky Beard (Bub), and Jeff Watts (Denise); stepmother, Verna Watts; several nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends.

Judy enjoyed several hobbies in her free time, to include her love of gardening, fishing, bird watching and caring for her fur babies. She loved her family immensely and was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend. Judy will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

A memorial service will be held March 13  at the Pinecrest Funeral Home in Hope Mills, NC, at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Kind Keeper Animal Rescue, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.