Judith (Judy) Marie Mathes of Rocky Point, NC, joined her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Sunday, Feb. 15, 2009, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter of Wilmington after a brief battle with cancer. She was born Nov. 3, 1947. She was 61.
Judy is survived by her husband of 23 years, Rob Mathes of Rocky Point; her uncle and aunt who raised her, Richard and Faye Wewe of Gary, Ind.; daughters Robyn Mathes of Rocky Point, Jennifer Fridley of Maryland; brother and sister-in-law John B. and Mary Kay Mathes of Bonita Springs, FL; brothers Bradley Debnam, Fred Debnam, sister Peggy Debnam, all of Breaux Bridge, La.; sister, Jan Wewe of New York. Grandchildren are Andrew Hern and Chase Fridley, Hannah Mathes and Kennedy Vest. She is blessed with adopted grandchildren Dustin and Cody Harlan of Holt, FL, Joseph, Mikala and, Hannah Coleman of Dallas, Ga., and Annie Hughes of Rocky Point, NC.
A memorial service celebrating her life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009, at Broken Bread Fellowship Church located at 2265 S. Hwy 117 in Burgaw, NC. Pastor Curtis Vann will lead the celebration.