Judith A. Smith, 82, of Geneseo, died on Monday, September 6, 2021, at Hillcrest Home, Geneseo. Memorial visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, September 10th at Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, Geneseo. Cremation has been accorded and the interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. Memorials may be made to Hammond-Henry Hospital Foundation,
Judith Ann Brokaw was born April 17, 1939, in Galesburg, IL, the daughter of Wilbur and Bernadine (VanDervort) Brokaw. She graduated from Geneseo High School in 1957. She attended Illinois Wesleyan College, Bloomington, IL. She was united in marriage to James L. Smith on April 29, 1961, in Moline, IL. He survives.
Judy worked as an executive secretary and dental assistant, last working for Dr. Ronald Pachall dentistry in Moline before retiring. She was an accomplished violinist and played in the Illinois Wesleyan College Orchestra. She enjoyed traveling and oil painting.
Survivors include her husband, James; a son, Raul Melgar-Smith, Madison, WI; a brother, Bill (Jackie) Brokaw, Bollingbrook; a sister, Nancy Brokaw, Peoria; a sister-in-law, Sue Glanz, East Moline; several nieces and nephews and very dear friends Joyce and Gary Meling and their family. She was preceded in death by her parents.
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Hammond-Henry Hospital Foundation
600 N. College Ave., Geneseo, IL 61254,
Tel: 309 944-6431