Judith Brookshire

Obituary of Judith Brookshire

Lillian Judith Freeman Brookshire, a resident at Crossroad Retirement Community in Asheboro died Monday, August 6, 2018.

Judy was born April 24, 1937 to Ollie Lee and Louise Page Freeman.

She was a 1955 graduate of Asheboro High School and a 1959 graduate of Wake Forest University where she received her teaching degree.  She taught for several years in the Asheboro City School system. The passion Judy had as a teacher, wife and mother was so infectious if energized her students, family and others to a life of learning.  She was an incredible wife, mother, teacher and friend to many.  In addition to her parents, Judy was preceded in death by her brother, "Pete" Delon Freeman.

She is survived by her husband, Glenn Brookshire; daughters, Lee Schwarz and husband Billy of Asheboro, Sally Burkhead and husband Brent of Asheboro; grandchildren, Logan Elliott and husband Blake of Asheboro, Camdyn Schwarz of Asheboro, Jake Strickland of Asheboro, Jordan Strickland of Asheboro.

A private memorial service will be held at Taylorsville Cemetery in Taylorsville, NC.

The family would like to express their appreciation for the care given to Judy at Crossroad Retirement Center.

Memorials may be made to Cross Road Retirement Community, 1302 Old Cox Rd., Asheboro, NC 27203 or Hospice of Randolph County, P.O. Box 9, Asheboro, NC 27204.

Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the family. 

 

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