On Thursday, January 12, 2023, Judy Lynn McLaurin Pena, devoted daughter, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend passed peacefully surrounded by her family at the age of 76. Judy was the first born daughter to Pat and Cookie McLaurin of Houston, Texas on January 10, 1947.
Judy most loved spending time with her family. She loved animals, listening to country music, dancing, and cooking. She also enjoyed playing bingo, spending time at the slot machines, and vacationing in the Smoky Mountains. Those that were close to her know that she had a strong passion for keeping everything clean, in order and vacuumed!
A Celebration of Life will be held at Cypress Fairbanks Funeral Home located at 9926 Jones Road, Houston, Texas on Sunday, January 22, 2023. Visitation will be at noon followed by a memorial service at 1:00pm.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents and brother Donnie. Survivors left to cherish her memories are sister Priscilla Logan and husband Craig; son, Ricky Denny and wife Julie; son, Chuck Denny and wife Nancy; daughter, Deborah “Debbie” Thornton, along with her grandchildren Austin, Toby, Julia, and Katie, nephews, nieces and numerous friends that feel like family. Judy was a ‘Mom’ and ‘Nana’ to so many of the neighborhood kids and everyone’s kids over the years. She will be greatly missed by all.