Judith Pettit August 15, 1936 – July 27, 2016

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pettitJudith Ann Pettit, 79, of Ovilla TX, died July 27, 2016. Judy was born in Kankakee, Illinois, where she graduated high school, and later attended Illinois Wesleyan University.

An Air Force wife for 24 years, she traveled the country while raising two children and supporting her husband. She was active in Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), as well as a substitute teacher in the Desoto school system.

Survived by her husband, Richard J. Pettit, Ph.D.; her children, Brad Pettit and Barbara Barb; and her grandchildren, Adam and Kelsey Pettit. Proceeded in death by her parents, Henry and Melba Woodall; her sister, and her grandson Matthew. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

A viewing will be held on Sunday, July 31, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at Jaynes Memorial Chapel, Duncanville TX.

jaynesInternment will be at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery at 9:00 AM on Monday, August 1, 2016.

Her life will be celebrated on Saturday, August 13, 2016, between the hours of 3:00 and 5:00 PM at Jaynes Memorial Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to charities focusing on the protection of children or battered women.