Judy K. Tracy, age 71, of rural Lawrenceville, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana. She was born December 24, 1943 in Olney Illinois, the daughter of Alva Foster and Mollie Cloud Foster.
Judy graduated from Lawrence Township High School and was a 1968 graduate of Vincennes University School of Nursing.
Judy was a registered nurse and worked at Lawrence County Memorial Hospital, Richland County Memorial Hospital in Olney, and Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes for many years. She had also been Director of Nursing at Willow Manor in Vincennes.
She had attended Birds Free Methodist Church.
Preceding Judy in death were her parents and a sister, Karen Foster.
Survivors include a son, Tony Tracy (Kim) of Lawrenceville; a daughter, Chrissy (Tom) Benson of rural Lawrenceville,; two brothers, Mark Foster and Greg Chance of Lawrenceville; one sister, Brenda Foster; and two granddaughters, Laura Abell (Kenny) of Sumner, IL and Rebecca Tracy of Springfield, IL; and three grandsons, Jake Benson, Zachary Benson and Brady Benson, all of Lawrenceville.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday at Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville.
Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Burial will be in Lawrenceville City Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to the family through Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home.