Julia Gossett


Julia Ann Gossett, affectionately known as Judy, was born July 4, 1953 in Columbus Ohio to Lillie Mae and Charles Leon Gossett.

Judy attended Columbus Public Schools. After leaving Marion Franklin High School, she was employed at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Square.

Judy was a loving mother to her lovely children. She loved to have a good time, reading, and jamming to her good music. As time went on Judy began to fellowship with World Harvest Church where she was a faithful member. While yet having a good life, Judy met the love of her life, Charles Rivers to which they shared many wonderful memories.

Judy transitioned from her temporary earthly residence on August 22, 2020 to her permanent residence.

Judy is preceded in death by her parents, Lillie and Charles Gossett; sister, Lenna (Raymond) Solomon and Charlotte (Larry) Leigh; granddaughter, Tonqua Thomas; and a host uncles, aunts, and cousins.

Judy leaves to cherish her memory, her companion of many years, Charles Rivers; loving children, Latalsha (Bryan) Butts, Kamika (Michael) Sharp, Clarence (Kenyatta) Gossett, Lakisha (Tyrone) Gossett, and Kiara (Kawon) Gossett; 19 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; sisters, Vivian and Delores Gossett and Mary (Antwann) Smith; brother, James (Dwaun), Geno (Renee), and Russell (Monica) Gossett; aunt, Deborah Williams; and a host of nieces and nephews and many cousins the she loved dearly.

Public Visitation 9-10:00am Friday, September 4, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Glen Rest Memorial Estates.

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Condolence Messages

  1. We love you and we gonna dearly miss you r.i.p Aunt Judy your nephews Tyron & Theron

  2. We love you and will miss her smile and her laugh. She was very kind and had her funny side. She will never be far from my thoughts. R.I.P. aunt Judy. Love, Tawana

  3. Euretta 'Faye' Newsom

    Your presence has been called home, but the essence of you will always remain with me Miss Judy.
    Love ya

  4. Kenyatta Gossett

    Such an amazing woman. U showed me what a mothers love truly is. I will love & miss u Always & 4 EVER!!! Until we meet AGAIN!!!!

  5. Dynesha Johnson and family

    Though I only had a short time with Ms. Judy she was always a pleasure to see with her smile and welcoming hugs. Our deepest condolences to her family and all others who had the pleasure of knowing such a wonderful woman…

  6. Jeffery & Diane Garrett

    My life will forever be changed for the better because you were so very important to my spirit my soul and heart. I will continue to keep your spirit as a part of my everyday and love you until eternity. Thank you for loving me.

  7. Cheryl R. Harrison

    Family, my heart go out to you all. Family is everything and not able but and kiss you make it even harder. Know that I love you and will continue to lift up my family in prayer. When Judy and I would see one another we rush to each other with our arms out to hold one another we always did growing up. Reunion won’t be the same.

  8. Kimberly Rogers / Wrisper (Peaches) Briggs

    Judy you were always kind and loving to my mom Peaches and myself as well. ❤ You raised beautiful children and you will be missed dearly. ❤

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