Judy Lee Wolpe
September 23, 1940  -  January 14, 2019

Judy Lee Wolpe

Elmwood Funeral Home
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
05:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Funeral Service
Elmwood Funeral Home
Thursday, January 17, 2019
02:00 pm

Elmwood Memorial Park
5750 Hwy 277 South
Abilene, TX  79606
Thursday, January 17, 2019

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Judy Wolpe passed away Monday, January 14, 2019 in Abilene, Texas. A visitation will be 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 Hwy 277 South. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, January 17, 2019 in the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel.

Judy was born September 23, 1940 to L.D. and Gwendolyn Johnson in Cheyenne Wyoming. She met the love of her life Joseph Wolpe and they were married on April 7, 1962 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Joseph was in the Air Force and was stationed in Abilene where the couple made their home and was a part of the community for many years. Judy devoted her time and was a member of the woman's Auxiliary for the VFW and American Legion. She also volunteered for the Library at Johnston Elementary. She had a beautiful heart and never met a stranger. Some of her hobbies included crocheting, crossword puzzles, dancing, mystery books, entertaining, telling jokes, and playing games. She loved dancing to the oldies and we now find comfort knowing that she is dancing with Jesus.

She is preceded in death by her parents, L.D Johnson and Gwendolyn Wallack; and her stepmother, Nina Johnson.

Judy is survived by her husband, Joseph Wolpe; four children, Susan Kent, Sharal Bryant ( Ron Bryant), Lisa Miller ( Jennifer Moroles), and Paul Wolpe ( Michelle Wolpe ) ( Kimberly Wallace ); 13 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; one sister, Sandra Walker (John Walker); two nephews, Michael and Bryan; and many friends.

Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family through the obituary link at www.elmwoodfuneral.com.


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  1. Jeanie Bell
    Abilene, TX

    I did not know Judy had passed if I had known I would have been there to say goodbye. I have know Judy for many years and always considered her a friend. Rest in Peace sweet friend. See you soon.

  2. Suzette Ray
    Abilene, TX

    Joe, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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