Judith Ann Seward


Judith Ann Seward, age 87, was born February 22, 1933 and departed this life on July 22, 2020. Judith was born and raised in Chillicothe and attended Southern School.

Judith worked as a Nurse Aide at Chillicothe Hospital and School Monitor at Chillicothe High School. Judith was a member of First Baptist Church Chillicothe where she served with The Senior Choir and The Ruth Missionary Society.

Judith was preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy Harris and Charles Hitchens; husband, Ward Jack Seward Sr.; children, Steven Hitchens and Ronnie Hitchens; granddaughter, Chene’ Farrow; and siblings, Bobby, Charles, Carl, Marty, and Patricia.

Judith leaves to cherish her memory, children, Christy (Randy) Beverly, Lisa Seward, Danny (Jovannah) Seward and Ward Jack (Keisha) Seward Jr.; sisters, Frances Woodard and Sonya Powell; 18 grandchildren, Ronnie Jr., Falon, Patircia (Wassi), Nicole, Shannon, Randray, Berdettia (BJ) Yaumi, Erica, Setphen, Meca, Wardel, Dantiae, Raheem, Zyria, Sonya, Jasper, and Sir Stephen; 32 great grandchildren, Kayleigha, Ronnie III, Jasmeaka, Kelvin “KD”, Ariya, Ayden, Alyse, Araya, Caleb, Hannah, Haylee, Victor, Zaven, Morgan, Jayda, Brooklyn, Shai, Arianna, Mekhia, Annie, Trinity, Hezekiah, Saune, Devin, Raven, Kali, Makenzie, Iana, Iceah, Layla, Alana, and Daniel; 7 great-great grandchildren, Shylene, Carter, Amiyah, Tyson, Georgiano, Chrisiana, and Halley; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation 10:00am -11:30 am Saturday, August 1, 2020 at First Baptist Church Chillicothe 65 W. 4th St.

Graveside Service 12:00 PM at Grandview Cemetery Chillicothe.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Laura Tanyhill

    So, so sorry to hear this. Pastor Tanyhill loved him some Judy. To the family: you are in my prayers.

  2. To the family of Judy Seward – sorry for your loss and I send my sincere condolences and prayers. Great memories of Judy. She will be sadly missed. May God give you all strength through this difficult to me. God bless you and love you all.

  3. With deepest sympathy. I was blessed to work with Judy at the high school for many years and she took care of so many students daily. Sorry for your loss.

  4. We are saddened to learn about your family loss.
    May the God of all comfort help to ease the pain of your grief. Truly sorry for your loss.

  5. Worletta Mask and the Netter family send there condolence and Prayers to the Seward family with much love.❤❤❤

  6. Lois 'Jeanie Giles' Maughmer

    My condolences to the immediate and extended famliy for the passing of your loved one, Judy. Although many years have passed since my last seeing and talking to Judy, I remember her well along with her siblings. May her surviving children and extended family find comfort in the cherished memories that she leaves.

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