Judy Strength

June 14, 2019

Mrs. Judy Strength, age 91, of Flomaton, AL, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, FL.

Mrs. Strength was a native of Enterprise, AL, and had been a member of the Flomaton community for 24 years coming from Pensacola. During her working years, she worked as an independent financial agent and in real estate industry. She was a member of Little Escambia Baptist Church where she was very involved serving others and enjoyed vacation Bible school. Mrs. Strength was preceded in death by her daughter, Paula Smith; husbands, James A. Patterson, Frank L. Smyer, II, and Harold Strength; son-in-law, Hubert Smith, and grandson, Matt Butler.

She is survived by her sons, Doug (Sue) Patterson of Cantonment, FL, and Frank L. (Judy) Smyer, III of Pace, FL; daughter, Pam Patterson of Flomaton, AL; sisters, Evelyn Shepard of Mobile, AL, and Jan Hudson of Huntsville, AL; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; special friends, Linda Albritton, Dusty and Celrusa Godwin, James and Joyce Nix, and Ina and Robert Newton.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Little Escambia Baptist Church from 1 until 2 P.M.

Celebration of life services will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Little Escambia Baptist Church at 2 P.M. with Rev. Jonathan Hill, Rev. David Nicholes, and Dr. Larry Patterson officiating.

Interment will follow in Elizabeth Chapel Cemetery, Chumuckla, FL.

Pallbearers will be Jack Morris, Jimmy Johnson, James Nix, Peyton Williams, Dusty Godwin, and Paul Peadon.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bo Brantley, Robert Newton, Ronnie Darby, DeWayne Arnette, Jimmie Butler, and Neal Miller.

Per Mrs. Strength’s wishes all attendees are asked to wear a shade of purple.


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