Opal Kay Judd died July 24, 2013

Opal Kay Judd, 99, passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at South Ridge Nursing Home in Heber Springs, Arkansas of natural causes.

Opal was born on August 14, 1913 in Wilburn, Arkansas to Alton & Mary Frances (Rigdon) Johnson.  Her husband, Frank Judd, preceded her in death in 1977. Also preceding in death are her parents; son, Garrell Small and a daughter in law, and three sisters, Velma Hunt, Feairl Cooper and Adell Derucki.

Surviving family include three sons, Glenn, Tom, and Roger; 15 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren and 26 great great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Heloise Ferguson and Barbara Bell.

Visitation and funeral services were July 29 in Hoven Funeral Home, Inc. in Buchanan.  Burial was at Riverside Cemetery in Dowagiac.