Judith M. “Judy” (Gregory) Baughman, 94, entered into eternal peace on Monday, March 19, 2018 at her home in Brown County.
Judy was born in Tennessee on November 9, 1923, a daughter of the late Elzie B. and Beulah (Lee) Gregory. She graduated from Helmsburg High School in 1941.
She married Lennis A. “Lennie” Baughman on October 11, 1942. He preceded her in death on September 9, 2008 after 65 devoted years of marriage. Judy was also preceded in death by a son, Greg Baughman; and siblings, Leoma Henry, Elsie Davis, Betty Martin, Ruth Willis, Warner Gregory, Bishop Gregory, James Gregory and Harold Gregory.
Judy is survived by her loving son and daughter-in-law, Jim (Jennifer) Baughman of Jackson, Wyoming; granddaughter, Heather Patterson of Wilmington, North Carolina; granddaughter by choice, Allison Shoemaker of Morgantown; loving friends and caregivers, Barbara Dennis of Trafalgar, Georgia Snider and Judy Dickey both of Nashville; and her cats, Molly and Becky.
She retired in 1988 as a manager/bookkeeper for Waycross Episcopal Camp & Conference Center in Brown County after 26 years of service. Judy, along with her husband, were founding members of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Brown County. Other memberships include the Brown County Garden Club and the Thirsty Thursday Club of Morgantown.
Judy was very artistic and enjoyed acrylic painting. The only art show she competed in, was a show in Nashville where she entered two paintings among many other great talents. Judy received a second and third place award for her achievement. She and her husband enjoyed traveling to St. Joseph Island in Canada where they met up with friends, Hector, Mary and Charlie Nelson to go fishing. Judy also enjoyed traveling to St. Pete Beach, Florida where they visited with friends every November for many years.
Family and friends were Judy’s true passion and delight. She and her husband loved to host and entertain friends at their home, where they made everyone feel welcome. Judy will be remembered for her beautiful smile, perseverance and a great sense of humor. She will also be remembered for her cooking and baking. Every holiday, especially Christmas, friends looked forward to her famous Rum Cake and breads.
Family and friends are invited to a visitation from 4 – 8 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 29th at the Outdoor Chapel of the Waycross Episcopal Camp & Conference Center in Brown County.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Judy to the Waycross Episcopal Camp & Conference Center, 7363 Bear Creek Road, Morgantown, IN 46160.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Baughman family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670
Date: Friday, March 23, 2018
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Meredith - Clark Funeral Home
Address:179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160