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Judy May Lawler, 66, Taylor Co., KY (1948-2014)

Mrs. Lawler was a doting homemaker who took special pride in her grandchildren. She was a bingo fanatic, and would play at every opportunity.

Mrs. Judy May Lawler. of Campbellsville, KY, passed away on November 24, 2014, at the Taylor Regional Hospital after a sudden illness.

The family will receive friends at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1765 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville, KY 42718, on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 from 2pm-8pmCT/3pm-9pmET. There will be a graveside service to honor the life of Mrs. Lawler at 9amCT/10amET, Thursday, November 27, 2014, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Cemetery, Campbellsville, KY, Deacon Joe Dant will be officiating.

Born August 11, 1948, she was a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she moved with her family at a young age to Chicago, Illinois where she was raised. She was the daughter of the late Elsi May (Lewis) and William Russell Sturgis, Sr. She died in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, Monday, November 24, 2014, at the age of 66 years, three months, and 13 days.

Mrs. Lawler was a doting homemaker who took special pride in her grandchildren. She was a bingo fanatic, and would play at every opportunity.

Mrs. Lawler is survived by the following:
  • Four children: Tina Marie Gutierrez Porter and husband John Paul, Sr., Manuel Gutierrez, Jr. and wife Carol, John Paul Gutierrez, Sr. and wife Crystal Dale, and Angelina Christina Waldron and husband Sean Patrick, Sr., all of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two brothers: William Russell "Bill" Sturgis and wife Linda, and Chuck Sturgis and wife Rebecca, all of Pennsylvania

  • Her ex-husband: Manuel Gutierrez, Sr. and wife Dana of Campbellsville, KY

  • A special friend and bingo buddy: Rosie Osinger

  • A host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, plus several other family and friends.
    • Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Robert Michael Gutierrez, Sr., and a sister, Martha Ann Hostler.

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Judy May Lawler, 66, Taylor Co., KY (1948-2014)

2014-11-25 - Campbellsville, KY - Photo courtesy L.R. Petty Funeral Home.

Judy May Lawler, 66, Taylor Co., KY (1948-2014)

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