Judy Ann Woolery
Feb 7, 1944 - Jan 18, 2019
Judy Ann Pitt Woolery died January 18, 2019 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY, surrounded by family and loved ones. She was 74 years old.
Funeral services will be held at 1 P.M. on January 24, 2019 at the Davis Funeral Home with burial to follow at the Riverton Mountain View Cemetery. Viewing is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on January 23, 2019 at the Davis Funeral Home, Riverton, Wyoming.
Judy Ann Pitt Woolery was born February 7, 1944, in Roosevelt, Utah, to Lyall E. Pitt and Beulah Ann Burke Pitt. She graduated from Union High School in 1962, received her AA Degree from Central Wyoming College in 1981, her Certified Professional Secretary Certification in 1987 and her Paralegal Certification in 1988.
She was employed by numerous businesses in Riverton during her career: among them were CWC, Wyoming Title Service, Andrews & Anderson, P.C., William Flagg, Attorney, and the Fremont County Attorney’s Office. Ending her working career with 14 years at the National Weather Service as an Administrative Assistant in December 2008.
During her career she was active in Professional Secretaries International from 1979-1990. Serving as President of the local Chapter, President of the Colorado-Wyoming-Montana Region, and President of the Northwest District Region. She also was awarded Secretary of the Year, at the Chapter level, Colorado-Wyoming-Montana Division and the Northwest District Region during her tenure.
Judy had a love of gardening, especially German Iris and roses which grew throughout a large area of her yard which she was very proud of. At times, she would also grow vegetables which she canned for her large family. Besides cooking for her family, she loved to bake bread, cookies, and cakes additionally made candies for the holidays. She also sewed quilts for her children and grandchildren, each design being unique for that individual. During her tenure at CWC, she developed photography skills and won several collegiate awards and Fremont County Fair ribbons for black and white photos.
She loved being around her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, and was very proud of their accomplishments as they grew up.
She married the love of her life, Dale Roy Woolery, on August 5, 1977, and they raised eight children together in Riverton.
Judy is survived by her husband Dale R. Woolery, children: Karrie L. Day, Dale E. (Jerry) Woolery, David E Woolery, Terry J. Woolery, John L. Woolery, Sharrie Nelson, Robert A. Woolery, and Deelayna A. Perrett. 21 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Her siblings: Loretta E. Woolery, and Steven H. Pitt, many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Beulah Ann Burke Pitt; her father Lyall E. Pitt; sisters Leota R. Chappell and Mary Jane Oberhansley; brother Homer L. Pitt; grandparents Jesse and LaVone Burke and Melvin J. and Estella Pitt; and great grandchild Maddyx Fischer.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.