Judy Smith, age 54, of Somerset, passed away on
Friday July 15, 2016 at her residence.
She was born on June 4, 1962 in Somerset, Ky.,
daughter of Wanda Bray Ridner and the late James “Sonny” Ridner.
She was a member of Denham Street Baptist Church.
Judy was Owner/Operator of Judy’s Shear Heaven Salon. She
enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her
grandchildren, traveling, driving her yellow convertible and
spending time with her mother.
She is survived by her mother, Wanda Ridner of
Somerset; her son, Derick (and Jennifer) Smith of Somerset; her
brothers, Bro. Raymond (and Teresa) Ridner, Douglas (and Judy)
Ridner and Tommy (and Rhonda) Ridner, all of Somerset; her
sisters, Wilma (and Wendell) Lowery, Darlene (and Rick)
Campbell, Barbara (and Jay) York and Sandra (and Douglas) Bray,
all of Somerset; her grandchildren, Hudson Smith and Harper
Smith; like a sister, Jody (and Vernon) Petrey of Burnside; her
mother-in-law, Emmie Smith of Mt. Victory. She is also survived
by numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
She was preceded in death by her father; her husband,
Elvis Smith; and her sister, Bertie Ridner.
Visitation will be held on Monday July 18, 2016 from
5pm until 9pm at Denham Street Baptist Church.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday July 19,
2016 at 11am at Denham Street Baptist Church with Bro. Raymond
Ridner, Bro. Jeff Griffith and Bro. Jamie Taylor officiating.
Burial will follow in the Oak Hill Cemetery.
Her brothers and brothers-in-law will serve as
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations
be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of