Judith Ann Parker (Glotzbach) Crowder
HENRYVILLE - Crowder, Judith Ann (nee Glotzbach, formerly Parker), 71, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2012, at her home surrounded by her family.
Judy was born on November 7, 1941 in New Albany, IN to Joseph and Alice (Wismann) Glotzbach and was one of seven children.
She was a member of the first graduating class of Holy Family Catholic School in New Albany and went on to
study with the Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary of the Woods in Terre Haute, IN. Judy then worked in Louisville
at A.P. Lee Insurance Agency/National Insurance for 35 years and retired from Euler Hermes, Inc. earlier this year. Judy enjoyed many interests throughout her life, including gardening, league bowling and Louisville Bats
baseball. As a season ticket holder for over 20 years, and a mainstay at every home game, she was a devoted fan and member
of the Louisville Bats Diamond Club. She was also an active member of the Sellersburg Moose Lodge #1757.
Judy is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Charles E. Crowder (2011); and her brother, John R. Glotzbach (2011).
Survivors include her four children and their spouses: sons, Steve (Paula), Mike (Julie) and David (Sharon) Parker and
daughter Lisa (Pat) Gilkey; eight grandchildren, Nathaniel, Emily and Ryan Parker, Jenna Parker, David Anthony and Madeline Parker and Kaylan and Rachel Gilkey; six siblings, brothers, Robert Glotzbach of Macon, GA, Bill Glotzbach,
of Palmyra, IN, Jerry Glotzbach, of New Albany and sisters, Pat Bruce, of Elizabeth, IN and Eileen Mason, of Pahrump, NV.
A memorial celebration of Judy's life will be held on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Louisville Slugger Field
in the Jack Daniels Lounge from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
All family and friends are invited to attend.
Cremation has been entrusted to Adams Funeral Home in Henryville.
Memorial donations may be given to St. Jude's c/o Adams Funeral Homes & Crematory, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, IN, 47126.
Published in The Courier-Journal on December 1, 2012
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