Judith Kay Tomlinson

Dec. 9, 1939 – Oct. 4, 2019

OSAGE CITY — Judith Kay Tomlinson, Osage City, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at Osage Nursing Center, Osage City. She was 79.

She was born Dec. 9, 1939, at Osage City, the daughter of Robert L. Sr. and Mildred E. Moore Tomlinson. She was raised in Osage City and at the age of 13 moved to Parsons Training Center. At 21, she attended KNI Training Center, Topeka.

She worked 10 years at Easton Nursing Home before taking a job at Brookwood Nursing Home, Topeka. She had also been employed at Dorothy’s Kitchen and Brewster Place before moving back to Osage City where she worked at Robert Coastal.

She was a true animal lover with a special affection for cats. She always looked forward to attending the local bingo nights and enjoyed drawing and painting. She was an avid sports fan, cheering on the area college teams and especially loved the K.C. Royals. She attended Countryside Baptist Church, Osage City and held the congregation dear to her heart.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Gary L. Tomlinson and Robert L. Tomlinson Jr.

She will live on through the love and memories of a sister, Delores “Dee” Robert, Osage City; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Countryside Baptist Church, Osage City. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery north of Osage City. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the church.

Memorial contributions are requested for the Center for Basic Cancer Research at Kansas State University and may be sent in care of the VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth St., Osage City, KS 66523.

Condolences may be expressed at vanarsdalefs.com.

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