Judy Annette Smith died February 20, 2022, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at the age of 61 years 8 months 7 days. Funeral services were held Saturday, February 26, 2022, at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service. Online condolences may be made, and service livestreamed at www.wadleysfuneralservice.com.
Judy was born June 13, 1960, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Ronald and Dona (Gayman) Lytle. She was raised in Bethany, graduating from Putnam City West High School in 1978.
On July 8, 1978, she married John Smith in Bethany. Judy raised her family, and returned to school earning her Bachelor’s in Nursing from ECU and becoming a Registered Nurse. She worked in healthcare, before going to work for the Department of Human Services as an Intake Coordinator, which she really enjoyed.
Judy liked spending time at the lake with John and her family, especially at Lake Eufaula, where she spent much of her time at her family’s lake house growing up. Later in life, another place was purchased to continue making memories with her family and friends. She loved swimming, spending time on the pontoon boat “Looney Toon.” Judy enjoyed riding motorcycles, vacationing in Colorado and New Mexico, and camping. She enjoyed cooking, especially at holidays, and having family fish fries. Judy loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Judy was preceded in death by her father, Ronald Lytle.
Survivors include her mother, Dona Lytle of Blanchard; her husband of almost 44 years, John Smith of the home; her son, Shawn Smith and wife, Lucinda, of Little Axe; her son, Zachary Smith of the home; her son, Ethan Smith and wife, Hotona, of Wanette; her seven grandchildren, Demi Brewer, Autumn Brewer, Austin Brewer, Micheal Smith, Oudrina Smith, Luke Smith, Jedha Smith; her brother, Ronald “Ed” Lytle of Oklahoma City; her brother, Tim Lytle of Blanchard; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.