Henderson,  Longview

Judy Kay Fite Shiver

A memorial service for Judy Shiver will be held Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 11:00 am at the First United Methodist Church. The Reverends Jay Jackson and Conrad Winborn officiating. A private family burial will be held at 9:00 am at Rosewood Park. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Rader Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
Judy was born on February 28, 1944 and passed away on August 29, 2018 in Tyler, Texas at Hospice of East Texas.
Judy is survived by her husband, John David Shiver, having celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary on August 28, 2018. She is also survived by her son, John David, Jr, Denton, Texas and daughter Julie Anne Latham, New York. Her sister, Barbara Fite. The joy of her life were her granddaughters, Taylor and Ashley Shiver, Natalie and Sabrina Latham.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Margaret and L.J. Fite.
Judy worked in various sales positions over the years, mainly in women’s clothing. She appreciated beautiful clothes and was a wonderful seamstress.
Judy was devoted member of First United Methodist Church since the late1960’s and was a member of the Waddell Sunday School Class. She was volunteer at the Gregg County Historical Museum and was a Sustaining member of the Junior League of Longview. She was always willing to serve her community where help was needed. Judy loved working with people.
One of her most loved hobbies was playing bridge. She played in several groups over 40 years. Mah Jongg was a new hobby she had started and really enjoyed the women she played with. The family request in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Asbury House, School for Little Children or the Charity of your choice.