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Judy Elizabeth Matthews

November 12, 1944 — August 31, 2019

DURHAM- Ms. Judy Elizabeth Matthews, 74, passed away Saturday, August 31, 2019.
Ms. Matthews was born on November 12, 1944 to Otis and Margeret Matthews in Durham, NC. She retired from Duke University Medical Center after serving over 20 years as a nurse. Judy loved cooking, catering in her spare time, and to crochet. She will be lovingly remembered by all who knew her.
Ms. Matthews was preceded in death by her parents; her life partner, James Starnes; and her son, Claiborne S. “Ivy” Woods, IV. She is survived by her son, Matt Woods and his wife; three grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
A graveside service will be held at Maplewood Cemetery in the spring of 2020.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Duke Hospice and Home Care at 4321 Medical Park Dr. #101, Durham, NC 27704.

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