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Judith Rachel Irene Renfroe

Birth Date: May 31, 1942
Death Date: November 4, 2018

Judith Rachel Irene Renfroe,76, of Lincoln, passed away Sunday, November 4, 2018, at Abraham Lincoln Hospital in Lincoln, surrounded by her loving granddaughters. 

Judith was born May 31, 1942, in Cumberland, Maryland to Joseph and Rachel (Dupke) Centofonti. She married Perry Lamar Renfroe on May 25, 1960. He passed away on July 23, 2001. Judith loved canning, puzzles, thrift shopping and going to garage sales, but most of all, she loved spending time with her three granddaughters and two great-grandsons. 

She is survived by her son, Timothy Renfroe of Chicago, IL; her three granddaughters, Elizabeth (Matthew) Hays of Aeia, Hawaii, Emily (Alex) Champion of Lincoln, IL, and Erika (fiancé, Jeremy Woodbury) Chapman of Clinton, IL; two great-grandsons, Jase Woodbury and Jensen Champion; and her brother, Art (Ruthie) Helm of Lake Zurich, IL. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Perry; her daughter, Tammy Chapman; one brother and three sisters. 

Honoring Judith Renfroe’s wishes, cremation services will be provided by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL.  The family will be hosting a graveside service at Danville National Cemetery.  Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Service details will be posted as soon as they become available.
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