Judith Faye Esther was born February 28, 1944 to the late Bernard Esther and Dorothy Esther in Grand Rapids, MI. She received her wings September 9, 2018.
Judith graduated in 1962 from Union High School in Grand Rapids, MI. Judith worked for Walerko Tool Engineer for over 20 years. She was an excellent homecare giver with Adec in Elkhart, IN. She enjoyed church, making Arts and Crafts, yard work, gardening, sewing, doing puzzle books, reading her Kindle and she loved to travel.
Judith was a member at Community Missionay Baptist Church in Elkhart, IN where she served as a Sunday School Teacher. She later moved her membership to Greater Prayer House Church of God In Christ. Where she attended faithfully until her health did not allow her to.
She leaves to celebrate her legacy; 2 sons Dale (Judy) Briggs of Grandville, MI, Robert (Tamara) McKnight Jr. of Wyoming, MI; 2 daughters Debra(Randal) Verburg of Grandville, MI and Rebecca(Becky)McKnight of Elkhart, IN; 2 sisters Kathleen(Ronald) Vandyke of Newaygo, MI, Kaye(Lawrence) Bowwens of Comstock, MI and 1 brother Robert(Linda) Esther in Irons, Michigan; 1 grandaughter Caitlyn Briggs; 6 grandsons; Macinzie Briggs, Leeland Verburg, Spencer Verberg, Jose (Shae Shae) Quiroz Jr., Robert James McKnight(RJ), and Malachi Michael McKnight(KY). Special and dear friends; Grace Simpson, Karlyn Johnson and Violet Simon as well as her extended step children and grandchildren belonging to the Kyle family.