Judith Lynn Maness

October 06, 1941 - September 03, 2011

Judith Lynn Maness

October 06, 1941 - September 03, 2011


Judith Lynn Maness, 69, born October 6, 1941, passed away Saturday, September 3, 2011, after prolonged illness. She is survived by her children Mike and Michelle Maness, and the love of her life Wyatt Maness. She is also survived by Jane and Jean Barrett, Jim Maness, Tonya Maness, and lifelong friends Juanelle and Jim Heldebrand. She was predeceased by her parents C.C. and Eddie Gunn of Van Buren, Arkansas, and her brother Johnson Gunn. Honor Graduate of Van Buren High School Class of 1959 and graduate of University of Arkansas magna cum laude with degrees in English and German. Member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and an ROTC Honorary Cadet Lieutenant Colone. Elementary School instructor, Real Estate Agent, Sunday School and Bible Study teacher, Accountant, Computer Technician for Tulsa Community College’s Professional Outreach Program. Brilliant Seamstress, Master Rose Gardener, Scrapbooking Diva, Rabid Basketball Fan, Ardent Champion of Children; but above all, a humorist. A formidable Self-Starter, Perfectionist, Hostess with the Mostess, Fashionista, and Caregiver Extraordinaire, Judy always had a smile, a kind word, and more often than not a newspaper clipping for everyone she met..or doughnuts.. Her legacy is one of fun, humor, and selfless love.

Memorial Service

  • Date & Time: September 8, 2011 (2:00 PM)
  • Venue: Stanleys Funeral Services Chapel
  • Location: 3959 East 31st Street Tulsa, OK 774137 - (Get Directions)

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10 responses to Judith Lynn Maness

  1. Nancy Helmer says:

    Jane, I just wanted you to know that I was sorry to hear about the passing of your beautiful sister, you are in my prayers that you will find peace in time, with the memories she left for you to cherish….Love & Friendship Nancy Dunham Helmer

  2. Joyce Patton says:

    Judy and I graduated wih the Van Buren class of 1959. We also attended grade school together. Judy was the queen of our class and we all admired her beauty, talents, etc. I am sure she will be missed by all that knew and loved her.

  3. Becky Elix says:

    Judy was a wonderful person & I enjoyed working with her .She was also a Beautiful women, I am sad to hear of her passing but She is at Peace now in the arms of the Lord. My Prayers go out to her Family. May you Rest In Peace Dear Judy, you will be missed Much Love.

  4. Judy was my student in Van Buren. She was the queen, and it was always an earned honor. She gave her all to any project: float building, cheerleading, or student groups. Judy was a true friend to all. Sincerely, Opal M. Carson

  5. Troy Bell says:

    Classmate Elementary thru High School.

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