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Judy Wallace Irvin, 72, Metcalfe & Russell Counties, KY

She grew up just off the public square in Edmonton, the daughter of Metcalfe County Judge Gilbert Wallace. Both her mother and father held elected offices. Judy was a graduate of Metcalfe County High School where she was a cheerleader and a wonderful friend.

Judy Wallace Irvin, age 72, of Russell Springs, KY departed this life on Monday, February 11, 2019 at the Russell County Hospital in Russell Springs.

Funeral services will be held 11amCT Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Butler Funeral Home on the square in Edmonton with burial in the Russell Springs City Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4-8pmCT and after 9amCT Saturday at the funeral home.

She was the daughter of Gilbert Creal Wallace and Ruby Froedge Wallace.

She was retired from the Kentucky Department of Social Insurance and was a member of the Edmonton United Methodist Church.

Survivors include one brother Eddie Wallace of LaGrange, KY;
Three step sons - Wallie Irvin of Bowling Green, Joe Micheal (Tracy) Irvin of Russell Springs and Byron Irvin of Russell Springs;
Five nieces - Kristie (Todd) Ash of Louisville, Courtney Wallace of Louisville, Alicia (Mike) McClure of Bowling Green, Abby Wallace of Pruitt, Alaska and Lindsey Wallace of Granville, Ohio;
Two nephews - Bobby Reece of Edmonton and Jimmy (Peggy) Wallace of Bowling Green.

Besides her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Mike Irvin. Two brothers, Tommy and Wister, and one sister, Marjorie Reece.

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Judy Wallace Irvin, 72, Metcalfe & Russell Counties, KY

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