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Julia Elizabeth “Judy” Huff, 81

Wooster — Julia Elizabeth “Judy” Huff, age 81, of Wooster, formerly of Orrville and Ashland, died Monday, January 1, 2024, at Smithville Western Care Center in Wooster, following a long period of declining health.
Judy was born on April 3, 1942, in Orrville, to the late Donald and Bonita (Zollars) Gilbert and graduated from Orrville High School in 1960.  She married David Paul Huff on November 7, 1981, in Orrville. David died on October 27, 2003.
She worked as a florist for Ashland Florist for 15 years.
Judy enjoyed gardening, treasure hunting, traveling, wintering in St. Maarten with her husband before he died, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Surviving are three children, Amy (Patrick) Christie of Wooster, Eric (Jeni) Badertscher of Smithville, and Carrie (Nick) Corp of Orrville; eight grandchildren, Kristina (Bryce) Tyrrell, Chase and Jack Christie, Zachary Haley, Ashley and Kaylee Kinnaird, and Gabrielle and Henry Badertscher; a great grandson, Avery Tyrrell; and three siblings, Janet Oakes of Knoxville, TN, James (Terri) Gilbert of Dayton, and Harry Gilbert of Montrose.
Friends may call on Thursday, January 4, 2024, at Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Services will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, Jan 5, 2024, at the funeral home, with Pastor Daron Butler officiating.  Burial will take place at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville.
Memorials may be made to Wayne County Humane Society,1161 Mechanicsburg Road, Wooster, OH, 44691 wchs.org or Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691, www.lifecarehospice.org
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at www.aublefuneralhome.com.

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