Judith “Judy” Greenwood passed away on Saturday, December 5th, of complications from Covid-19, surrounded by loved ones at her home in Utah. She was 80 years old.
â She was born in California, to William and Opal Thompson, the second of two daughters. She was raised in Northern California. In 1961 she married the love of her life, Jerry Greenwood, in the chapel at the Presidio in San Francisco. Afterwards, they were sealed for Time and All Eternity in the Logan Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
â Although Judy was raised in the city, she was a farm girl at heart. Judy and Jerry purchased a home with some land in Northern California. Here Judy thoroughly enjoyed raising her dogs, cats, chickens, geese, birds, pygmy goats, pigs, and cattle, along with their five children. Many happy memories were made in that home.
â Judy had a career that she loved as an elementary school teacher. She especially loved teaching kindergarten. She had a great reputation of helping her students to learn not only about reading, writing, and arithmetic, but also about how to be responsible and caring classmates.
âJudy enjoyed traveling . She also enjoyed the time she spent with her family houseboating on Lake Shasta, and staying in cabins at Blue Lake Springs.
âJudy was preceded in death by her parents and her sister. She is survived by her husband, Jerry, and their 5 children. Also surviving her are 16 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
â No memorial services are planned in accordance with Judy’s wishes. The family wishes to thank all of the many doctors, nurses and caregivers for their efforts in her behalf.