Judith Arlene <I>Myers</I> Kryter

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Judith Arlene Myers Kryter

Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Death 29 Oct 2012 (aged 74)
Loudon, Loudon County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 99819108 · View Source
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Judith M. (Judy) Kryter

Visitation Immediately Following the Service
Funeral Monday, October 29, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. at The Community Church of Tellico Village
Interment Oak Ridge Memorial Park

Judith Arlene (Myers) Kryter, 74, of the Tellico Village Community, Loudon, TN passed away October 22nd at her home after a 7-month battle with metastatic pancreatic cancer.

She is survived by her husband, Robert, three children in the Knoxville area, and four grandchildren. Born in 1938 in Lafayette, IN to Gerald & Blanche (Ryker) Myers, Judith grew up in Ft. Wayne, IN before moving to Speedway, IN in 1954, where she met her future husband as a high School classmate.

Following graduation, Judy worked briefly at Allison Div. of GM and at Indiana Bell Telephone Co. and attended Purdue University for two years before marrying Robert in 1960. After helping her husband through 5 long years in graduate school in Troy, NY the couple moved to Oak Ridge in 1965, where Bob was employed by Oak Ridge National Laboratory to perform nuclear energy R & D and Judy became a full-time homemaker & mother.

They spent 35 yrs. in Oak Ridge, raising their family of two boys (Mark & Kevin) & two girls (Kimberly & Kristi). Throughout that period Judy was active in Oak Ridge Playhouse and Jr. Playhouse, the adult choir of First United Methodist Church, the O. R. Arts Council, and served as president of the Oak Ridge Woman's Club. While in Oak Ridge she was also a part-time exercise instructor.

Judy & Bob moved to the retirement community of Tellico Village in 2000, where both leant their singing talents to the choir of the Community Church at Tellico Village.

Judy loved to travel, enjoy & judge fine wines, sew & cross-stitch, make crafts, and paint in oil & watercolor.

A celebration of Judy's life will be held at the Community Church at Tellico Village on Monday, October 29 at 1:30 PM. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the music ministry program of the Community Church at Tellico Village (130 Chota Center, Loudon, TN 37774) or Amedisys Hospice (665 New Hwy 68, Suite B, Sweetwater, TN 37874) or The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research (111 Stewart Ave., Bethpage, NY 11714) or a favorite charity.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 99819108
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Judith Arlene Myers Kryter (17 Mar 1938–29 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99819108, citing Oak Ridge Memorial Park, Oak Ridge, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Teresa Harris (contributor 47303607) .