Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


February 28, 2013

Judy Ann Whistler Sykes

Corsicana —

Judy Ann Whistler Sykes was taken to Heaven by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 6 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.

Judy (Gran) was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved her Lord, family and friends. She enjoyed all aspects of life. She was a very hard worker, thoughtful, considerate and put others before herself. She was a faithful member of Brushie Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Edith and A.J. Whistler; sister, Betty Jo Whistler; and brothers, Bobby Whistler, Alvie Whistler and Gary Whistler.

Survivors include her husband, Troy Sykes; daughters, Rhonda Blackmon and husband Jerry Blackmon Jr., Robin Sykes and son Shane Sykes; grandchildren, Brittany Blackmon and Dylon Blackmon; sister, Peggy Brown; and brother, Jimmy Whistler.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home.

Services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013, at First Baptist Church of Blooming Grove with Grady Cashion officiating. Interment will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.

An online guest book is available at by selecting the Judy Ann Whistler Sykes obituary.

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana.

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