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Visitation

Johnson-Hughes Hughes Funeral Home
Wednesday September 14th, 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Funeral Service

Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home
Wednesday September 14th, 2022
12:00pm

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Burial

Herrin City Cemetery
Wednesday September 14th, 2022
1:00pm

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Judith Ethel "Judy" Turner

Judith Ethel "Judy" Turner, age 87, of Herrin, Illinois,  passed away Friday, September 9, 2022 at her home in Herrin, Illinois.

Judith was born August 12, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, a daughter of Ralph and Hester E. (Fulton) Larson. Prior to retiring, Judy had worked as a nurse's aide and also as a waitress.   

She is survived by six children, Debbie Aaron, Brenda and Brian Julian, Steve and Cynthia Kesler, Allan and Storme Kesler, Carol Kesler, and Gary Kesler; two brothers, Ronald Larson and Glen Larson; and her many adored Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and Great Great Grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by two daughters, Julia Vaughn and Becky Gibbs; two grandchildren, Steven Kesler and Terri Ann Seibeck; her parents, Ralph A. and Hester E. (Fulton) Larson; and two brothers, Bruce Larson and Wayne Larson.

Judy's daughter, Julia Ann Vaughn, passed away unexpectedly on the same day as Judy. Joint memorial services will be held for Judy as well as her daughter, Julia. 

Visitation will be Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 12:00 PM at Johnson Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Ivan Ryan officiating. Burial for Judy will follow at Herrin City Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society.


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Guestbook

My mother, such a beautiful lady who loved her children & grandchildren so much. She was perfect in everyway. I love & miss you so much mom!

Carol Kesler Sep 12 2022 11:46 PM

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Cheryl Throgmorton Sep 12 2022 10:52 PM

When I married Steve, Judy became my mom! She was a special person to me. She loves all of her children and we had many long talks about her life. We went to dances with her played cards and just visited. I will miss her so much! I love you, Judy, and I will see you again someday! ❤️

Cynthia Kesler Sep 12 2022 9:48 PM

She was an amazing lady. She treated me like a daughter and I will never forget her. My heart goes out to all of the family.

Christina Johnson Sep 12 2022 11:39 AM

She was an amazing lady. She treated me like a daughter and I will never forget her. My heart goes out to all of the family.

Christina Johnson Sep 12 2022 11:39 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Judy's passing. I am Ron & Joyce's granddaughter and she was always Aunt Judy to me. Many fond memories. Such a sweet kind soul. Love and prayers for the family.

Donna Suggs Sep 12 2022 11:02 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Judy’s passing, she was a sweetheart, she will be missed thats for sure, prayers for the family

Cissie Fosse Sep 12 2022 9:21 AM

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Briana Sep 11 2022 5:38 PM

Prayers to the family and all affected.

Ryan and Carmen Sep 11 2022 1:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Judith Ethel Turner

Alicia Brotherton Sep 11 2022 12:21 PM