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Judy Archer

Judy Archer

Apr 12, 1923 - Oct 16, 2013
Lellae “Judy” Archer, 90, of Riverton, died at Wind River Health Care on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. A viewing will be held on Monday, October 21, 2013 between 11:00 am and 12:00 noon. A graveside service will follow at Mountain View Cemetery at 2:00 pm. Pastor Mark Rader of the United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will follow.

Lellae “Judy” S; Simpson was born on April 12, 1923 in Whitesboro, TX to Oliver M Simpson and Myra (Womble) Simpson. She was the 13th child out of 14 born to the Simpson family. She was also a twin with Lillie. She graduated from High School in Madill, OK in 1942. After graduating, she moved to Fort Worth, TX.

World War II was in process when she moved to Fort Worth, so she did her part by working in a war plant as a “Rosie Riveter” on B-17’s. Over the years she ended up in Riverton where she was a dispatcher for The Riverton Police Dept. working with Dual Price for many years. Later she worked at the Credit Bureau for a number of years before going to work at Morning Star Dairy again for many years. She finally retired at the age of 65 from the North Main Market owned by Harold Willman.

Her family said that she was an avid fan of the Denver Bronco’s Football and also of the Fox News Channel. She was very conservative according to her family and that she enjoyed fishing with her grandson “Derik”.

She is survived by her sons, Tom Powell, son, Randy and his wife Linda Archer, Marvin and his wife April Archer; daughter, Glenda and her husband Dave Pullen, Cheri and her husband Torr McCurdy; grandchildren, Debra L. Mitchell, Penny K. Peters, Amanda R. Fryer, Chad S. Powell, Derik G. Powell, Kris and Jake Archer,Jimmy Archer and Stephanie Bebout, Stacy Carruth and Zachary Pullen, Amanda Carmikle and Amelia McCurdy; 24 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 12 brothers and sisters, her husband, Kenneth Archer and her daughter, JoAnn Alley in 1971.

Memorials may be made to the Lions Club in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home. On-line condolences for the family may be made at