Age 66, went to be with The Lord, Tuesday, April 2, 2013, after a courageous two-year battle with breast cancer. Judy was born September 7, 1946 in Lansing, MI to Cleo and Lois (Longanecker) Brown. A proud union member of OPEIU Local 459, Judy worked for Michigan AFL-CIO for over 30 years. Judy loved spending time with her family, especially her dear mother and grandchildren. She also loved taking care of her pets. With a sharp mind and quick wit, Judy was always willing to put her family and work before herself. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Preceded in death by her sister, father and daughter, Judy is survived by her mother; husband John; son, Richard Brown; daughter, Stephanie (Byron) Hills; grandchildren, Anisha, Amber and Donovan; brother, Tim Brown; nieces Caliann and Hayley Brown, and special family friend, Veronica Perez. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 12:00pm at Okemos Community Church, 4734 Okemos Rd, Okemos, MI with Rev. George Grettenberger officiating. Family Hour will be between 11:00am - 12:00pm. Immediately following the service family and friends are invited to the Michigan AFL-CIO for refreshments.