Judy B. Spain

Published 5:33 pm Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Judith “Judy” Marie Bowen Spain, age 73, a resident of Washington, NC died Saturday January 16, 2021 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.

Due to COVID-19, a memorial service will be live streamed at a later date and will be officiated by Tony Krantz.

Mrs. Spain was born in Beaufort County on March 18, 1947 to the late Ottis Linwood Bowen and Hilda Boyd Bowen. She was a 1965 graduate of Pantego High School. Mrs. Spain worked as a secretary for National Spinning until they closed then went on to be an office manager for A1 Affordable Hearing. She attended Beaver Dam Church of Christ and was a long-time member of Acre Chapel. Mrs. Spain was a very giving woman, she enjoyed traveling, shopping, gambling, QVC and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughter, Wendi Jackson (Bill Savoir) of Washington; three grandchildren, Brittany Hazel, William Tucker Jackson, Miller Allen Jackson; a great granddaughter, Hensley Marie Harris; a step granddaughter, Kaylee Hardee and husband Chad; a sister, Shirley Bowen Boyd and husband Dennis of Washington; two brothers, Linwood Bowen, Jr. and wife Gloria of Washington their children Sherri and Donna, Kenny Bowen of Raleigh; a niece, Lisa Adams and husband Bryan; a great nephew, Austin Adams; nine special family members, Kelesy Myers and husband Jon, Teagan Alice Myers, Wyatt Savoir, Kylie Godley, Annabeth Godley, Brinson Godley, Cade Woolard, Bridget Ainsley and her beloved fur companion and second child, Jax.

She is preceded in death by a son-in-law, Rusty Jackson.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to all the nurses and staff at Vidant Beaufort Hospital for their exceptional care of Mrs. Spain during her stay in the hospital.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Judy Spain Memorial Fund, c/o First Citizens Bank, 1411 Carolina Ave., Washington NC 27889.  This fund is in appreciation of nurses and other first responders in the fight against COVID-19.

Condolences may be addressed to the family online by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com

Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Spain family.