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Judith L. Thames services Wednesday

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Judith L. Thames, age 65 of Valparaiso, IN, passed away on Sunday, November 16, 2014.

She was born on December 13, 1948, in Monticello, MS, to Lee and Willie (Davis) Thames.

She is survived by her mother, Willie (Davis) Thames of Gulfport, MS; daughters, Susan (Dean) Egolf of Valparaiso, IN, and Lynn (Ryian) Kellogg of Michigan City, IN; brothers, Donald Thames of Independence, MO, Larry Thames of Gulfport, MS, and Marcus (Julie) Schuchs of GA; sisters, Brenda (Steve) Atterberry of LaCrosse, IN, and Patti Thames of Gulfport, MS; grandchildren, Aaron, Christopher, Eric, Brittany, Matthew, Kaylee, Payton, and Grace.

She was preceded in death by her father; and her brothers, Ronald, Buddy, and Rodney Thames.

Judith was a resident of Northwest Indiana for over 50 years.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, with Reverend Scott Jones officiating.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service at 7:00 p.m.

Additional services will be held at Wilson Funeral Home, 904 Thomas E Jolly Drive, Monticello, MS on Friday, November 21. Burial will take place at Roberts Memorial Cemetery in Jayess, MS, on Saturday, November 22.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


Posted 11/18/2014