Judith Ann Nease (nee Stringham)

March 26, 1939 - Oct. 11, 2007

Judith Ann Nease (nee Stringham) went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2007. Judith was born March 26, 1939, in Fond du Lac.

She lived in Wisconsin until accepting a position with the FBI in Washington, D.C., in 1956. Judith met her loving husband Aubrey (Reb) Nease at the FBI and they were married Dec. 7, 1957.

Jude and Reb moved to Wisconsin and raised their four sons. In 1991, they retired in Gatlinburg, Tenn. Jude was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Gatlinburg since 1991.

Judith was preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Anna Stringham.

Survivors include her beloved husband, Aubrey; their four sons, Greg (Debra Dodson) Nease of East Windsor, N.J., Doug Nease of West Des Moines, Iowa, Joel (Mary) Nease of Minneapolis, Minn., and Jon (Vicki) Nease of Oconomowoc; sister, Gayle (Howard) Keller of Greenville, S.C.; brother, Mark (Susan) Stringham of Fond du Lac; and seven loving grandchildren, Sydney of New Jersey, Natalie and Corin of Iowa, Rachel and Devon of Minnesota and Cole and Brooke of Wisconsin.

In lieu of flowers, Jude requested that donations be made to the Thompson Cancer Center, 1915 White Ave., Knoxville, TN 37916, or St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 304 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service Saturday, Oct. 20, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Gatlinburg.

Atchley Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call (865) 453-2835 or visit online at