Obituary for Judy Lee Earp
Judy Lee Johnson Earp, “Maw Maw”, 68 of Deale, MD formerly from Mechanicsville, MD, passed away at her home. Born on December 16, 1949 in Mechanicsville, MD, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy Ann Faunce Johnson and George Thomas Johnson, Sr. Judy is survived by her children; Stacey Rocko (Jeff) of Owings, MD, Pamela Earp of Deale, MD, James Earp of Prince Frederick, MD, 5 grandchildren; Jeffrey Michael Rocko, Jr, Ryan Cole Earp, Jaclynn Nicole Rocko, Jocelyn Elise Earp, Abigail Layla Earp, and 1 great-grandchild Olivia Grace Rocko. As well as siblings; Bertram Johnson, James Johnson, Wayne Johnson, William Johnson, Shirley Dean, Ellen Curry, Tina Lyghtle, Marie Gonzalez, Joan Norris, Faye McDonald, Patsy Payne, Dianne Brooks, and Brenda Yates. She was preceded in death by her siblings; George Thomas Johnson, Jr, Betty Hayghe, Delores Lawrence, Jeannie Wheatley, Joyce Ann Johnson, Peggy Sue Johnson, and Vicky Lynn Johnson. She was a St. Mary’s County, MD resident from 1949 to 1969, and was a graduate of Chopticon High School. Judy was a seafood manager for Giant Food for 40 years, retiring in 2009. Judy loved faith, family, music, and her dog Jake.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM with prayers recited at 6:00 PM in the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home Leonardtown, MD. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 11:00 AM in St. Joseph Catholic Church Morgana, MD with Father Andrew Royals officiating. Interment will follow in Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery Helen, MD. Pallbearers will be; James Earp, Jeff Rocko, Sr., Jeffrey Rocko, Jr. Jonathan Dale Yates, Jeremie Johnson and James Johnson.
Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Center 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 and Juvenile Diabetes Foundation 825 N. Hammonds Ferry Road H. Linthicum Heights, MD 21090.