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Julia N. ‘Judy’ West

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

CROMWELL, Ky. — Julia N. “Judy” West, 73, of Cromwell, went to her heavenly home on Monday, July 9, 2018, under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born June 28, 1945, in Louisville, Kentucky, to the late Ivan Blacklock and Eva Mae Burden Blacklock.

Judy was housekeeping supervisor at Ohio County Hospital and River Valley Behavioral Health for many years.

Aside from her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Denise West; grandson, Michael Shawn Dies, and sister, Linda Laduff.

Judy leaves behind to cherish her memory, her loving husband of 42 years, William D. West, of Cromwell; four children, Rick (Heather) West, of Cape Coral, Florida, Zachary (Kasosha) West, of Cromwell, Justen Hayden, of Beaver Dam, Kentucky, and Lisa (Marty) Frank, of Morgantown, Kentucky; one stepson, William B. (Bonnie) West, of Owensboro, Kentucky; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Roger (Leisa) Blacklock, of Beaver Dam, and her best friend of 61 years, Donald G. Brown Sr., of Owensboro.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Cromwell, Kentucky with Donald G. Brown, Sr. officiating. Friends may visit with Judy’s family from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral Thursday at the funeral home.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice of Western Kentucky, Heartford House, 3419 Wathens Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301-7009.

Online condolences may be left for Judy’s family at

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