Judith R. Bursley

Judith Rae Bursley, of Eaton Rapids, Mich. passed away unexpectedly on February 19, 2021 at the age of 79. Judy was born on January 21, 1942 in Eaton Rapids, Mich. the daughter of Dale White and Ruth “Maxine” (Burgess) Stanley. She graduated from Eaton Rapids High School class of 1960 and went on to work as a secretary for Dimond Rio. Judy spent the majority of her life raising her children and taking care of her home. She was a talented seamstress, knitter and cook who won several ribbons for her famous cherry pies when she was younger. Judy also loved animals and had numerous pets over the years, especially horses and dogs.
She is preceded in death by her husband, William Bursley; father, Dale White; and sister, Neola McBride.
Surviving are her mother, Maxine Stanley; children, William “Todd” (Melissa) Bursley, Robin (Donald) Freeman; grandchildren, Sara (Dustin) Bartel, Emily, Nicholas and Evan Freeman; great-grandchildren, Alexander and Jocelyn Bartel; and brother, Carl White.
She will be laid to rest with her husband, William at great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Mich. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family asked that memorial contributions be made to your local humane society or animal shelter because of Judy’s great love for animals. To share memories or leave condolences please visit SkinnerFuneralHomes.com.