Judith A. Voorhies

January 15, 1946 ‒ February 18, 2007

Delaware, Ohio

Judith A. Voorhies, age 61 of Delaware died Sunday morning, February 18, 2007 at Grady Memorial Hospital, Delaware following a year long illness.

She was born on January 15, 1946 in Bellefontaine to the late William W. and Leola (Rockhold) Wilson. She had been a resident of Delaware since 1970. Formerly employed with PPG, Western Craft, she retired with Willamette Industries Inc. as a machinist. At which time she became a child care provider in her home. A member of Second Baptist Church and the Ladies Auxillary of AMVets Post No. 3 in Delaware.

A Mother and friend to all, she was always there to help in any way. Concerned about her loved ones, she will be remembered for her selfless ways and for being the “rock” of the family. A true “busy bee” she enjoyed crafts of all types and traveling to any destination. An angel herself, she also collected angels and African figurines.

She took great pride in decorating her home and delighted in offering those services to her friends and family. The music of the 1950’s and 1960’s reflected her energy and passion for life. To insure that her family’s ties remained strong she also organized the R-Cousin family reunion.

Survived by Sons: Marlon Todd (Susan) Austin, Alan Edward (Barbara) Austin, Jocelyn Latrell Austin, Tori LeAnn Austin, Step-sons: David (Michelle) Voorhies, Brian Voorhies, 11 Grandchildren, 1 Great-granddaughter, Brothers: Bruce (Alice) Wilson of Bellefontaine, Sid (Pam) Wilson of Delaware, Ron (Tammy) Wilson of Bellefontaine, Sisters: Patricia Wilson, Vicki “Brandi” Page both of Delaware, Aunts: Henrietta Crump of Columbus, Alice Davis of Dayton, Mother-in-law: Louise Voorhies of North Carolina, numerous nieces and nephews, dear special friends: Carolyn Williams of Bellefontaine, Kathy Hall of Delaware, a host of friends, and devoted companion her sheltie dog; Toby.

Preceded in death by husband: Charles F. Voorhies in 1998, and Granddaughters: Kara and Tiara.

Friends may call Thursday 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 75 W. William St., Delaware, where services will be held Friday 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Lamonte Coats. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made Grady at Hospice, 561 W. Central Ave, Delaware, Ohio 43015.