Judith L. “Judy” Stanton

February 21, 1957 ‒ August 19, 2018

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Judith L. “Judy” Stanton, age 61, of Mount Gilead, passed away at her home, Sunday afternoon, August 19, 2018, following a seven year battle with cancer.

On February 21, 1957, Judy was born in Columbus, OH, the oldest of six children of Donn V. Stoutenburg and the late Mary Jacqueline (Kimmins) Stoutenburg.  She graduated from Westerville High School in the Class of 1975 then furthered her education, receiving an Associate’s in Medical Terminology from Columbus Technical Institute in 1975.

Judy married the love of her life, Doug E. Stanton, on January 17, 1981, in Kensington, MD.  They have shared the last 37 wonderful years together as husband and wife.

For many years, Judy worked as a medical transcriptionist for the Morrow County Hospital.  More recently she worked as a STNA at the Galion Community Hospital.

A woman of faith, Judy was a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Marion.  She was very active within the church and a former Relief Society President.

In her spare time, Judy enjoyed woodworking, playing the piano and shooting at the pistol range.  She lived for spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Judy will be remembered as an upbeat, positive person.  She loved to laugh and always had a smile on her face.  She was a service oriented woman and enjoyed working with others and helping.  She was extremely forgiving and always saw the best in everyone.

Judy will be dearly missed by her husband, Doug, of Mount Gilead; four children: Amber Stanton of Dublin, Benjamin Stanton of Mount Gilead, Kira (Keith) Collins of Columbus, Gregory Stanton of Mount Gilead; two grandchildren: Fox and Oliver Collins as well as a baby girl on the way;  her father, Donn V. Stoutenburg of Star, ID;  five brothers and sisters: Nancy (Joseph) Fisher of Bloomington, IN, Jonathan Stoutenburg of Reynoldsburg, Jeffrey (Debra) Stoutenburg of La Barge, WY, Mary Ann (Joel) Waldron of Rochester Hills, MI, Joseph Stoutenburg of Powell; numerous nieces and nephews; and numerous grandnieces and grandnephews.

Judy’s family will greet friends from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 23, 2018, at the Snyder Funeral Homes, Craven Chapel, 67 N. Main St., Mount Gilead.  Services to honor and celebrate her life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 24, 2018, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1725 Marion-Edison Rd., Marion, with Bishop Gilbert Crawford officiating.  Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery in Marysville.

Memorial contributions, if so desired, may be made in Judy’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at www.stjude.org.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Judy’s family, and your special memories or condolences may be shared with them by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

  • Judy was instrumental in me finding my faith. Twenty eight years later my husband found his. Judy took true joy in hearing of his conversion.
    She was very dear to me. She always glowed with the light of Christ. I’ve never met a more strong gentle spirit. She always saw the good in everyone.
    I was so very blessed to call her my friend.
    To her family you are all in our hearts and prayers.

  • I will remember her from her upbeat attitude from her days at Woodside she was always willing to give a helping hand

  • Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers be with the entire family. Judy was a wonderful lady. Mat she rest in peace in heaven.

  • Sorry for your loss, worked at Woodside with her. She always had a smile ,a kind word to say, very loving to the residents.

  • I loved Judy’s sweet and gentle spirit. She was always considerate of other people’s feelings and needs. Judy loved her family dearly and I’m honored to have known her. Thank you Judy for your friendship. 💕

  • Our hearts are with you during this difficult time. We all know we will see Judy again but that space of time until that glorious reunion is very hard.
    Lots of love, Taimi (Jenkins) Henderson, Scott Henderson, and Garth Maughan