Judith “Judie” Elton, 67, of Dahlonega passed away Sunday December 10, 2017 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
Born March 26, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois to the late John R., Jr. and Lillie Mae Cockerel, she had lived in Lumpkin County since 1995 having moved from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She was employed over 25 years in the printing industry and after moving to Dahlonega, Judie was employed at Grizzle Grading & Excavating. She enjoyed nature photography, possessed a love for animals and enjoyed the outdoors.
Surviving are her husband of 23 years, Robert C. “Bob” Elton, Dahlonega; stepchildren, Teresa and Joseph Karwisch, Acworth, Peggy Ann and Jim Nations, Atlanta, Timothy and Linda Elton, Hollywood, FL; 7 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday December 12, 2017 at 2 o’clock at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Mike Owens will officiate. Interment will follow in Dawsonville Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday beginning at 1 o’clock at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, 2150 Limestone Parkway # 222, Gainesville, Georgia 30501.
Condolences may be expressed at www.beardenfuneralhome.com.
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.