Judith (Judy) Gail Hooks Merrick, age 64, died suddenly at home on Monday, September 26, 2016 in Longwood, Florida.
Judy is survived by her children, Jennifer (Jerry) McFarland, David (Amelia) Merrick, Thomas Merrick and Kara Merrick ; her grandchildren : Alexis, Dylan and Douglas, Brittany and Kylie; her siblings, Joyce (Ray) Thurston, Robert Hooks, Harold (Paula) Hooks, Kay (Ken) Miles and Brenda (Bob) Walsh.
She is preceded in death by her spouse, William (Bill) Claude Merrick, and grandchild, Jakob Gunner McFarland.
Judy was born on February 20, 1952 in Ridley to parents Isham LeRoy and Lois Don (Lawson) Hooks, both deceased. She was a 1970 graduate of Lewis County High School.
A memorial service was held on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Christmas Church of God in Christmas, Florida.