Judy Roberts Monroe, 71, of Corydon, Ind., passed away on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, at home with family.
Judy was born on Oct. 22, 1950, to John and Nellie Roberts.
Judy was a graduate of South Harrison High School, where she made lifelong friendships that provided her with love and support through her life. Many of these friends moved on to IUS with Judy, where she earned a bachelor’s degree and later a master’s degree in education. Judy taught kindergarten for several years at New Middletown before the birth of her children.
Judy married Gary Monroe on April 6, 1974. They made their home in Corydon, where they raised their three girls, Lisa, Beth and Amy.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Ronald, along with her beloved granddaughter, Alissa.
Judy is survived by her husband, Gary; daughters, Lisa (Jamie), Beth and Amy; and grandchildren, Megan, Jenna, Aidan, Joe, Jameson, Grant and Henry. Judy always made certain that her children and grandchildren knew just how much she loved them and made them all feel special.
She also leaves behind a lifetime of friends who were the joy of her life, including childhood friends, her South Harrison and IUS classmates, Bunco ladies, NH sports and band parent friends, UAW retirees, literary and card club friends and the dinner crew. Judy’s friends always knew that they were loved, thought of and made to feel special.
Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon. Pastor Bill Raine will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Corydon.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Terry Miller, Gene Bierly, Bobby Russel, Tommy Wiseman, Jamie Caudill and Aidan Caudill. Honorary pallbearers are Sonny Bushau and Jim Wolfe.
The family requests that COVID precautions be taken during visitation and services to protect Judy’s friends and family.
Judy loved colorful clothing and her favorite color was red. If you feel so inclined, please wear something colorful or red to celebrate Judy’s life of love and friendship.