Judith T. Lemons WEST COLUMBIA - Judith T. Lemons, 74, of West Columbia, received her heavenly reward on October 15, 2016. Judy was born February 8, 1942, in Winston-Salem, NC. She graduated from Southwest High School in Clemmons, NC. She was an active member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church. She loved her family above all else. Judy also loved her many good friends, as well as her books, and worked part-time for many years at the Richland County Public Library after her children were grown. Judy was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Laura Turner, and an infant daughter, Lori Ann. She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Ben Lemons of West Columbia, son, Chris Lemons of Winston-Salem, NC, son, Patrick Lemons and daughter-in-law Allie Lemons of Charlotte, NC, and the lights of her life, her two granddaughters, Caroline Lemons and Annie Lemons of Charlotte, NC. She is also survived by several cousins whom she loved like brothers and sisters. Judy would especially like to thank three longtime friends for their exceptional love, kindness, and friendship. They are Diane Spearman of Lexington, SC, Louise Smithwick of Columbia, SC, and Sue Allen of West Columbia, SC. The family wishes to thank all who cared for Judy over the past year. A memorial service will be held at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 1500 Sunset Boulevard, West Columbia, SC, 29169 on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive visitors in the church fellowship hall following the service. A private burial service for family and close friends will take place in Winston-Salem, NC, at Forsyth Memorial Park at a later date. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Saviour Lutheran Church or to St. Luke's Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 11063, Charlotte, NC, 28220. www.caughmanharmanfuneralhome.net .
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