Bill Jude, age 81, of Lovely, KY, passed away January 10, 2020 at Good Shepherd Health and Rehabilitation in Phelps, KY. He was born May 14, 1938 in Pigeon Roost, KY to the late Jessie Jude and Morning Maynard Jude. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son Marlin Jude, one brother, Elias Jude, seven sisters; Neldine Blevins, Nannie Sartin, Arminta Sartin, Elzvay Reed, Bertha Maynard, Pricie Evans and Sally Howell, and two grandchildren. He is survived by four sons; Billy (Courtney) Jude, Brian (Beatrice) Jude, and James Jude, all of Lovely, KY, and Johnny "Debo" (Goldie) Jude of Inez, KY, three daughters; Easter (Jenious) Maynard of Lovely, KY, Ollie (Oscar) Carter and Kathy (Dewey) Fletcher, both of Inez, KY, one sister, Virgie Blevins of Naugatuck, WV and one brother, George Newsome of Lovely, KY. He is also survived by 20 grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren. He belonged to the Little Martha Church of Pilgrim, KY. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 1 PM at the Wolf Creek Community Church with Rodney Brown and Ray Staton officiating. Burial will follow at the Jude Maynard Cemetery at Lovely, KY. Friends may visit at the church on Sunday and Monday beginning at 5 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the funeral home to assist with the funeral service. Arrangements are under the direction of Crum Funeral Home of Inez, KY.
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