A devoted servant of Jesus Christ whose heart was devoted to her family and medical missions, Judith Allen Echols, 78, of Troutville died Monday, February 18, 2019 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital following a long illness.
Judith was born in Cincinnati, Ohio November 6, 1940 and lived in Phoenix, Ariz. prior to moving to Troutville a year and half ago. She was a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Fincastle, St. Mark’s Medical Mission to Honduras, was an avid reader, and enjoyed hiking and travel.
Judith is survived by her husband of 14 years, Charles L. Echols Jr.; sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas and Rosemary Miner of Greenwich, R.I; Fred and Lilly Miner of Phoenix, Ariz.; and James and Stephanie Miner of Minnestrista, Minn.; nine grandchildren; and her brother and sister-in-law, Edward and Marianne Wilber of Kaiserslautern, Germany.
A memorial service honoring Judy’s life was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, February 23 at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Fincastle with the Rev. Fr. Willis Logan officiating. Burial was in Glasgow Cemetery in Glasgow, Va.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Christ Church of the Ascension, Honduras Medical Missions, 4015 E. Lincoln Drive, Paradise Valley, Ariz. 85253. Online condolences may be made to Judy’s family at www.rader-funeralhome.com.