Judy graduated from Randall High School in 1962 and from Brown Mackie in 1963. On January 19, 1964, she married Roger Zimmer. Two daughters were born from this marriage Sandra Lea and Angela Joye.
Judy was a loving mother and homemaker while her children were at home. Before her children were born she worked for the Jamestown Bank. When her children completed high school she worked in retail sales as a bookkeeper and sales associate in different retail stores in Concordia. She was retired at the time of her death.
She was a member of the Randall Community Church and shared the word of God with those around her.
Judy was preceded in death by her father, Carl McElroy.
Judy is survived by her mother Opal McElroy; sister, Carol Flinn and husband Larry of Lebanon, MO; daughters, Sandra Henningsen and husband Russ of Hays, KS, and Angela Dreher of Topeka, KS; five grandchildren, Trevor Henningsen, Garden City, KS, Trenton Henningsen, Hays, KS, Ashton, Austin, and Ashley Dreher of Topeka; nephews, Shawn Kibbe and wife Sharon of Sabetha, KS, Jason Kibbe of Lawrence, and Jeremy Stover and wife Karl Dawn of Beloit.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 AM Friday, December 14 at the Randall Cemetery. The casket will remain closed & there will be no visitation. Memorials may be given to Heart Choices or the Randall Community Church.