Julia ‘Judy’ Susan Fitchett Staton

Published 2:36 pm Friday, August 14, 2020

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Mrs. Julia “Judy” Susan Fitchett Staton, 90, of Lexington, died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 at her home.

She was born on Aug. 16, 1929 to the late Johnny and Sadie Doughtry Fitchett. She was a pastor’s wife to East End Baptist Church for 21 years and was a member of Amazing Grace Baptist Church. She retired from Meals on Wheels of Lexington. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking, traveling to the beach and especially enjoyed seafood.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, the Rev. Elmer Edwin “Eddie” Staton; 2 daughters, Vickie Sue and Susan Yvonne Staton; a brother, Johnny Fitchett; 2 sisters-in-law, Goldie Grimm and Mary Law; and a brother-in-law, Marshall Staton.

Survivors: her son, Gary Staton (Kelly) of Lexington; 2 sisters-in-law, Peggy Vance of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Pat Staton of Richmond, Va.; a special niece, Tammy Vance of Winston-Salem; a special friend, Bobbie Potter of Lexington; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17 at East End Baptist Church with the Revs. Jerry Bowen, Ted Tuggle and Larry Michael officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 16 at East End.

Memorials: Amazing Grace Baptist Church, 188 Rogers Road, Lexington, 27292; or to Meals on Wheels of Lexington, 104 E. Center St., Lexington, 27292.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.