Stella Bullock Judkins

Stella Bullock Judkins, 88, of Monticello, passed away on January 19, 2019, at her home.

She was a retired school teacher, a member of the Retired Teachers Association, past-president of the Drew County Extension Homemakers Club, a member of the Drew Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and a member of Rose Hill Freewill Baptist Church where she was a member of the Churches Women’s Auxiliary.

Mrs. Judkins was born on June 16, 1930 in Dallas County to the late Lucious Samuel Bullock and Ida Hathcock Bullock.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a son, James Robert Judkins; and a sister, Sammye Edwards.

Survivors include her husband, James Elmo Judkins of Monticello; a son, Tommy Judkins and wife Bettye of Monticello; a daughter, Brenda Chisom and husband Raymond of Monticello; five grandchildren, Pam Barnett and husband Billy, Eric Chisom and wife Stephanie, James Judkins and wife Leslie, Daniel Judkins and wife Heidi and Thomas Judkins; and fifteen great-grandchildren, Corey, Kailey Raye, Brodey, Kaitlyn, Ethan, Lindsey, Whitney, Luke, Hezekiah, Moriah, Josiah, Judah, Micah, Boaz and Isaac.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 21 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, January 22, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Dwayne Roper and Rev. James Judkins officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery.