Judith Ann “Judie” James, 62, of Dayton, died Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Parkridge Hospital in Chattanooga. She was born Nov. 5, 1951, in Baltimore, Md. to the late Franklin and Elizabeth Diehl Potter. She is also preceded in death by her sister, Fern Brooks.
A resident of Dayton since 1989, she enjoyed playing spades, her computer, all the holidays, especially Christmas, and her family.
She is survived by her husband, Ron James; her son, Cory (Crystal Marie) Akin; three daughters, Christina Jones and Crystal Ann Jones all of Dayton and Melissa (David) Thurman of Dayton Mountain; five brothers, Mickey (Veronica) Watts, John Potter, Frank (Brenda) Potter, Bobby (Donna) Potter and Bobby Ryan all of Maryland and five grandchildren, Harmony Akin, Joey Jones, Sean Michael Crowell, Montana Thurman and DeAna Thurman.
Funeral services for Judie will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Vanderwall Funeral Home with Father Sam Sturm officiating. She will be laid to rest in Buttram Cemetery.
Please share your memories of Judie on her on-line guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com
The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends on Saturday one hour prior to the funeral.