Judy Call Obituary, Death – On Saturday, July 1, 2023, at Heritage Hall Nursing in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, Judy Carol Call, 78, of Coeburn, Virginia, passed away. She was born on November 21, 1946, to Harvey E. Ball and Dorothy Gibson Ball, both of whom have now passed away.
After finishing high school, Judy moved to the Riverview neighborhood of Coeburn, where she remained during her time at Clinch Valley College. She had a passion for equestrian sports. The Coeburn Blue Knight Band was one of her ensembles. Judy had acted as Ms. Coeburn on Coeburn’s behalf. She later became a teacher’s aide and adored her own kids. She was a child care provider and also worked at the Don Kenny / Buster Brown Sewing Factory.
In 1965, while camping with a group of Coeburn families on Cherokee Lake, Judy and Ray fell in love with each other. After getting married, their love blossomed. They had been going camping and boating on the local lakes for years before her health finally gave up. She’s a member of Dungannon Eastern Star and was previously the secretary of Coeburn Eastern Star. Judy put her faith in Jesus Christ at Stone Mountain Pentecostal, where pastors David and Sue Duval were in charge.
On July 1, 2023, after a long battle with illness, she finally made the journey across Jordan to be with the Lord. Raymond Dawson Call, her husband of 58 years, her son Raymond Dawson Call III (Tooter), her grandchildren Taylor, Megan, and Haley, and her great-grandchildren Addi and Azzi Hall, her brother Jerry Ball and his wife Cathy, her in-laws Gary Call and Susan Call-Baker and her husband Danny, several nieces and nephews, her special friend Jonathan Tickles, and many foster children.