Mass of Christian Burial for long time Las Animas, Colorado resident, Judith Ann Wallace will be held at 10:30 am Thursday, December 3, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Father Raymond Grimes officiating. Internment will take place at 2:30 pm in the Maxey Cemetery with Pastor Ernie Felzien officiating. A Rosary service will be held at 6:00 pm on Wednesday December 2, 2015 also at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Bill and Bonnie Miller leading the service.
Judith Ann (Miller) Wallace, affectionately known as Judy, was born on December 2, 1948 in Las Animas, CO to Pete and Fern (Carpenter) Miller. She passed away November 30, 2015 at her home at the age of 66.
On January 7, 1967 Judy was united in marriage to Tom Wallace. To this union, daughters, Chi-ann, Tammy Kaye, and Mylea Ellen were born. Judy enjoyed working and living on the family farm and ranch with Tom and her in-laws, Delbert and Doris. Judy spent much of her time quilting and crocheting. She enjoyed square dancing, bowling, and volunteering for several different community outreaches. Judy loved socializing with her many friends and family and was a main contributor to the many family reunions over the years. Judy’s greatest pride was her grandchildren; Bret, Bam, and Reecey. Granny always supported them in their many activities with heartfelt love and commitment.
Judy was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Art Guild, Bent/Prowers Cattle Women’s, Melonfield Priscilla Club, Cocklebur Combers, Tumbleweed Twisters Square Dancers, bowling league, Cactus Kids, Quilting Guild, Santa Fe Trail Day Square Dancing, and many other community activities.
Judy is survived by her husband, Tom Wallace of Las Animas; two daughters, Chi-ann Robb and husband, Keith of Farwell, TX, and Mylea Carwin and husband, Bill of Pritchett; three grandchildren, Reece, Bret and Bree-ann; brothers, Gary Miller and wife, Jackie and Jerry Miller and wife, Judi all of Lovell, WY; sister, Connie McEndree and husband, Leroy of Springfield; brother- in-law, Lyle Japhet and wife, Carolyn of Pueblo West; and many special family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Pete and Fern Miller; infant daughter, Tammy Kaye, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Delbert and Doris Wallace; sister-in-law, Connie Japhet; and son-in-law, Bret Bond.
Judy and family are honored to have had the great love from friends and family throughout the years of Judy’s life. The family appreciates the many who returned her love over the past 4 years with the extra effort in cards, time, rides, prayers, and visits. Thank you.
Memorial contributions may be made to Arkansas Valley Hospice or Pioneer Historical Society in care of Horber Funeral Chapel, PO Box 431, Las Animas, CO 81054.
For more information or to leave online condolences, please visit www.horberfuneralchapel.com
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