Judith A. Newton, 75, of Aledo, IL, died Friday, June 28, 2013 at Aledo Health and Rehabilitation. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial is in the Aledo Cemetery. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Monday at Fippinger's where Mercer County VFW Post 1571 Auxiliary will conduct services at 8 p.m. Memorials may be left to the St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
Judy was born April 12, 1938 in Aledo to Harlan and Dorothy Wood Johnson. She graduated from Aledo High School in 1956 and married James Bridgford. She later married Delbert Max Newton January 4, 1975 in Aledo. He died October 30, 1987.
She was employed for many years at Quinn's Grocery Store and Alliance Plumbing and Heating both in Aledo. Most recently she was employed at the Aledo Hardware Store and Doug's Town and Country Restaurant.
Her memberships include the Hawthorne Ridge Golf Club, Mercer County VFW Post 1571 Auxiliary and the Domino Club. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, shopping, playing cards and going to the casino.
Survivors include 3 daughters, Stacy (Rodney) Franks of Aledo, Kim Penman of Fayetteville, NC, Jaimi Reynolds of Clarkrange, TN, 1 son, Mitchell Bridgford of Flushing, NY, 8 grandchildren, several great grandchildren. 3 sisters, Wanda (Delano) Ohaver of Farmington, IL, Peggy (Tom) Brooks of Cameron, IL, Sandra (Louis) Powell of Aledo, 2 brothers, Kenneth (Liz) Johnson of Aledo and James "Butch" (Jenny England) Johnson of Galesburg, Il, several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, son-in-law, Jeff Reynolds and a sister, Connie preceded her in death.
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Monday, July 1st, 2013, 5:00pm - 8:00pm, Fippinger Funeral Home
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013, 10:30am, Fippinger Funeral Home