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Judith A. "Judy" Kirkham

Judith A. “Judy” Kirkham, 82, of Maryville, TN, formerly of Clinton, IL, passed away at 5:00 AM Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Blount Memorial Hospital, Maryville, TN.


Services will be held 10 AM Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with Pastor Darrell Howard officiating. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL. Visitation will be held from 5-7 PM Monday, January 23, 2023 at Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL.


Memorials may be directed to a charitable organization of the donor’s choice in memory of Judy.


Judy was born March 16, 1940, in Clinton, IL the daughter of Orin Ivan and Beulah Mae (Bird) Case. She married Stephen A. Reneau August 22, 1965; he passed February 23, 1980. Judy later married Thomas N. Kirkham on July 23, 1983; he passed June 2, 1993.


Survivors include her children Melanie (James) Reneau-Tapley, Maryville, TN; and Dave (Hope) Reneau, Knoxville, TN; four grandchildren Keira Reneau, Kylie Reneau, Jake Evans, and Shane Evans; and one sister Arlene Hoffman, Clinton, IL.


Judith was predeceased by her parents, four brothers, and eight sisters.


Judy was a graduate of Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing, Peoria, IL. She loved to read and travel. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister. Judy will be missed by all who knew her.  

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