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Jacqueline Judah

January 18, 1937 — October 29, 2016

Jacqueline Marie Williams Judah, of Houston and formerly of South Padre Island, beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend, passed away peacefully in Houston, Texas, on October 29, 2016 at the age of 79.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 11 AM at Strickland Funeral Home, 530 Highway 36 South, Caldwell, Texas 77836. Family will be available for visitation starting at 9:30 AM. Rev. Steve Johnson of the First Baptist Church, Caldwell will preside. Burial will follow at Caldwell Masonic Cemetery.

Jackie was born in Burleson County on January 18, 1937, to Ralph Gray Williams and Bernice Dean Williams. She attended the Second Creek School in rural Burleson County and graduated from Caldwell High School in 1955. She moved to Houston to work and there met the love of her life, Russell Judah. They were married at First Baptist Church in Caldwell, Texas, on October 12, 1957, and were blessed with fifty-nine years of marriage. In their retirement years, Jackie and Russell traveled extensively in Europe, Asia and Australia. Jackie and Russell also enjoyed boating and helping others with boating safety. She was a lifetime member of the U.S. Power Squadron and a retired member of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Jackie loved her family and spent many hours researching family history and she traveled to many states and national archives for genealogy research. Jackie was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, United Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and Daughters of the American Revolution. She served several terms as Regent of the Du Bois-Hite Chapter of the DAR in Brownsville and treasured her DAR friends. She is also a past president of the Houston Engineering & Scientific Society Auxiliary.

Jackie loved Burleson County and received great joy spending time in "the woods" on her birthplace south of Caldwell. She was an expert seamstress and over the years, made baby quilts, bibs and satin pillowcases to share with family and friends. She enjoyed harvesting the lemons from her tree in South Padre and sharing them. She loved kolaches and Blue Bell ice cream. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Jackie is survived by her husband Russell Judah, her daughter Janeen Judah and husband David TenHoor, and her son Russell Jeffrey Judah and wife Tonya, all of Houston. Daughter Gwendolyn preceded her is death. She is also survived by grandsons Russell Kyle Judah and Andrew Guillory Judah, her siblings John Williams (Benita) of College Station, Judy Richardson (Gordon) of Caldwell, Joan Ramsey (Dick) of Tomball, and Jim Williams (Linda) of Houston, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be David Williams, Gordon Richardson, Randall Richardson, Clay Williams, Roger Gowan and Clint Baggerman.

Memorial gifts may be made to Daughters of The American Revolution, 1776 D. Street NW, Washington, DC 20006 and will support the DAR's Crossnore School. www.dar.gor/giving

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SERVICES
Visitation

Wednesday, November 02, 2016
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

STRICKLAND FUNERAL HOME - CALDWELL
530 HWY 36 SOUTH
CALDWELL, Texas 77836

Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 02, 2016
11:00 AM

STRICKLAND FUNERAL HOME - CALDWELL
530 HWY 36 SOUTH
CALDWELL, Texas 77836

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