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Judith Ann Reed

March 19, 1945 — June 10, 2024


Judith Ann Reed

Judith Ann (Simmons) Reed passed away peacefully Monday, June 10, 2024, ending her battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
Judy was born on March 19, 1945, in Fort Wayne, Indiana to the late Warren W. and Mary (Sowers) Simmons. Judy and her family moved to Fulton during her sophomore year of high school.

Judy graduated from North Caston in 1963 and then started working at Hart Schaffner Marx.  Judy then moved to the banking field working in branches in Fulton, Rochester, and Logansport.  She was elected Fulton County Auditor in 1992.  She served Fulton County faithfully for 24 years as Auditor and Treasurer. Judy enjoyed all types of crafts and attended Life Gate Church in Logansport.
On September 13, 1964, Judy married Ken Reed who survives. 

Along with her husband, Ken, she is survived by her children Mike (Karen Butler) Reed, Mark (Leslie) Reed, Michele (Edwin) Buswell, grandchildren Alexandra (Corey) Dickerson, Grace Buswell, and Andrew Buswell.  She is also survived by her siblings Jerry Simmons, Sharon Bowman, Debbie (Ron) Sheets, Ronnie (Teresa Brown) Simmons, Patti (John) Donahue; mother-in-law, Ruth Reed; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Warren and Mary (Sowers) Simmons, a baby brother, Richard Simmons and a grandson, Junior Buswell.
A celebration of life service will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday, June 15, 2024, at Gundrum Funeral Home with Pastor Bruce Russell officiating.  A burial will follow in the Fulton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4:00PM – 7:00 PM Friday, June 14, 2024, also in the Gundrum Funeral Home.

Memorials can be given to Guardian Angel Hospice or your favorite charity.

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