Obituary of Judith Stuart

Judith Arlene Stuart, age 78, a resident of Overland Park, Kansas, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at the Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

She was born January 15, 1943, in Blue Mound, Kansas, the daughter of Colyer Elton Cox and Arlene Mae Farris Cox.

Judy graduated from the Mound City High School.   She first married Larry Krull.  They had three sons, Steve, Galen and Mike.  They were later divorced.  Judy later married Burton P. “Bud” Stuart, Jr., on June 1, 1991, at Liberty, Missouri.  He preceded her in death on January 25, 1998.

In her earlier years, Judy was employed by the Western Insurance Company in Ft. Scott. She later was employed for twenty years by the Girard, Kansas school district where she served as special services secretary.

Following her move to Overland Park, she was employed by Axcet HR Solutions where she remained active with this job until 2020.  Judy dearly loved spending time with her family.


Survivors include her three sons, Steve Krull (Beth) of DeSoto, Kansas, Galen Krull of Columbus, Ohio, and Mike Krull (Misty), of Arma, Kansas; eight grandchildren, Cameron Krull, Aaron Krull, Chris Hird, Wesley Krull, Kaylee Krull, Sydney Krull, McCade Mason (Caitlin) and McCarly Neil (Justin) and four great-grandsons, Zekkiah, Kobe, Preston and Rip.  Also surviving is a niece, Kimberly Mitchell (Rick) of San Antonio, Texas and a great-niece, Lauren.

In addition to her husband, Bud, Judy was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Jan Blevins.


Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday, October 25th at the U. S. National Cemetery in Ft. Scott, Kansas.

Family and friends will meet at the Cheney Witt Chapel on Monday prior to leaving for the cemetery at 10:45 A.M.

The family will also receive friends from 3 to 5 P.M. Sunday afternoon at the Cheney Witt Chapel

.  Memorials are suggested to the Ft. Scott Community Foundation and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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