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Obituaries

May 17, 2014

Judith Fry Endsley

Judith L. Fry Endsley, 72, of Ina, passed away Wednesday afternoon, May 14, 2014, at her home.

She was born on May 20, 1941, in Benton, the daughter of Thomas E. and Lena (Lawson) Fry. She married the Rev. Edward E. Endsley on Nov. 16, 1990, in West Frankfort, and he survives.

Judy was a 1959 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School and received her bachelor of science in education from SIU in 1964, then received her masters of science in education from SIU in 1974.

Judy was a teacher at Horace Mann School in Mt. Vernon for 30 years, retiring in 1994. She was a lifetime member of the Ina Methodist Church, secretary of the Bonnie Camp Association since 1974, and a member of the Bonnie Belles.

Judy was always a supportive pastor’s wife, teacher and follower of Christ.

Judy is survived by her husband, the Rev. Edward E. Endsley of Ina; stepsons, John (Tammy) Endsley of Albion and Edward Jr. (Pamela) Endsley of North Franklin, Conn.; grandchildren, Zechariah, Grace, Ryan, Jace, Hannah and Kyle Endsley; sister-in-law, Peggy Fry; niece, Susan (Tim) Quinton; nephews, Thomas E. Fry III, William Lawson Fry (Peter Larson) and Steven (Carmel) Haskin; special great-niece, Katelen Fry; special great-nephew, Henry Haskin; and lifelong friends, Judy Grisley and Suzanne Rice.

Judith was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Thomas E. Fry Jr.; and sister, Joan Haskin.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ina United Methodist Church with the Rev. Phil Foley officiating. Burial will be in Kirk Cemetery in Ina.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Ina United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bonnie Holiness Camp, c/o John Bumpus, 417 McFall St., Benton, IL. 62812 or to the Inner Light Ministries, 1932 Crossman Drive, Indianapolis, IN. 46227.

Johnston Funeral Home in Ina is in charge of arrangements.

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