Judith Ann "Judy" Little, age 62, of Vergas, MN, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND, surrounded by her loved ones following a battle against cancer. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Sunday, October 24, 2010 at Northwoods Assembly of God Church in Perham with Pastor Dirk Currier officiating. Interment will be made in Lake Sybil Cemetery near Vergas, MN. Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, October 23, 2010 at the Furey Funeral Chapel in Vergas. Visitation will also begin one hour prior to the service at the church on Sunday. Funeral arrangements by Furey Funeral Home, Vergas, MN. www.fureyfh.com.
Judy was born January 31, 1948 to John and Velda (Miller) Tolliver in Flora, Illinois. She was the third of five children. She attended school in Sioux Falls, South Dakota graduating from Washington Senior High with the class of 1966. She was united in marriage to her high school sweetheart, Mark Little on March 18, 1967 in Sioux Falls. This union was blessed with two daughters: Paula and Angela. Judy enjoyed being a stay at home wife and mother. She enjoyed cooking and baking and often had family and friends over to the "basement diner". She loved her family and friends dearly and cherished the time she spent with them. She was also an avid reader. She was pleased to own a convertible Thunderbird and enjoyed to go for a drive. She was a giving woman and volunteered her time to many community organizations along with helping family and friends in any way she was able. She was an active member of Northwoods Assembly of God Church in Perham. Her church family was a very important part of her life. She was devoted to bible study and spent time reading her bible.
Judy is survived by her husband of 43 years, Mark Little of Vergas, MN; her two daughters: Paula (Darin) Foster of Fergus Falls, MN and their daughter Alyssa Ann and Angela (Andy) Friend of Urbana, Iowa and their children: A.J. and Courtney Ann; 4 siblings: Sandy Jackson of Portage, Indiana, Shirley (Al) Alby of Sioux Falls, SD, Jay (Betsy) Tolliver of Lincoln, NE, and Rick (Mary) Tolliver of McCook, NE.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law, Bill Jackson.