Judy Ann (Johnson) Holmes, 70, of Lee’s Summit, MO, died Oct. 25, 2018, at Kansas City Hospice House of leukemia. Judy was born June 5, 1948, in Chanute, KS, to Harry (Jr.) and Mary Jane Johnson, and graduated from Chanute High School in 1966.
Judy married Donald Holmes on April 20, 1991. She worked at Southwestern Bell and AT&T for 25 years, living in Chanute and Topeka before moving to the Kansas City area. She was employed at Metmor Financial, Community America Credit Union and Kansas City Bone and Joint Clinic before retiring. Judy was an active member of the United Methodist church and volunteered with several organizations, including March of Dimes; Truman Medical Center’s newborn testing program with the Telephone Pioneers; and the Prom Boutique, the nursery, and outreach programs for the homeless and Ronald McDonald House at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, where she was a member.
She is survived by her husband, Donald Holmes; daughters, Renee (Kevin) Close; Deborah (Rick) Eckart; and Dawn (Jason McLeod) Holmes; grandchildren, Ashley Holmes, Blaine Mitchell, Jessica McLeod, Jake McLeod, Legacy Osborn, Lukus Osborn, Nathaniel Osborn, Nickolas Osborn, and Michelle Close, and one great-grandson, Jacen McLeod. Judy also is survived by her brother, Dan (Mary Alice) Johnson, and her sister, Glenda Madl. Surviving nieces and nephews include Marc (Melissa) Johnson; Stacy (Shane) Palmer; and other special nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, MO, followed by the funeral at 11 a.m. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cancer Connection at the church. Online condolences may be made through Langsford Funeral Home at langsfordfuneralhome.com