SAVANNA—Judith (Judie) L. Crist, 79, of Savanna, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, at Allure of Mount Carroll Nursing Home. 

She was born Jan. 28, 1942, in Terre Haute, Ind., to David and Clara Murphy. 

Judie was employed at the Savanna Army Depot and the Rock Island Arsenal in various capacities and duties during her career, retiring in August 2000.

An accomplished pianist, she performed in numerous musicals in Galena and surrounding communities as well as performed at weddings and other events.

She is survived by her husband, William Crist; one daughter; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. 

She will be missed by all that knew her.

Per Judith's wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.