Judy Joanne Fitzsimmons

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Judy Joanne Fitzsimmons of Greencastle, Indiana, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 20, 2021.

She was a lifelong resident of the area, having been born in Clay County on April 18, 1945.

Before her health deteriorated, Judy loved the outdoors; gardening, mushroom hunting, fishing, walking in the woods, and long drives in the country. Though not widely known, she was a passionate writer and poet, having won awards for some of her works.

She is survived by her husband, Russell Fitzsimmons (Greencastle); daughter Leanne and Tim Lawless (Bainbridge); son Scott and Amy Fitzsimmons (Greenville, S.C.); son Gary Dean Fitzsimmons (Albuquerque, N.M.); 10 grandchildren, Jeremy (Angela) Lawless, Nathaniel (Ashley) Lawless, Joshua (Christen) Lawless, Ryan (Joshua) Perrin, Kylie (Braxton) Fields, Abigayle (Juniper) Fitzsimmons, Zachary Fitzsimmons, Jacob (Halie) Capps, Nicholas (Jessica) Capps and Samantha (Eli) Capp; nine great grandchildren, LilliAnn, Deegan, Phoenix, Sophia, Lincoln, Liam, Elijah, Nicholas and Paisley; one brother, William (Bonnie) Archer; two sisters, Barbara Fredrick and Evejean Hutton; and several nieces, nephews and various other relations.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two daughters, Faye Carroll and Faith Marie Capps.

A small private celebration of life will be held for immediate family. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice.