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Judith "Judy" Vianne (Holloway) Akridge

September 24, 1939 ~ September 25, 2021 (age 82)


Judith Vianne Holloway Akridge, 82, of Chapel Hill, NC ascended to her heavenly home Saturday, September 25, 2021.  She was born September 24, 1939, to the late Thomas Herschel (TH) Holloway and Elizabeth Fairfield (Nichols) and was raised by Edward Willis Fairfield in Durham, N.C. 

She graduated from high school in Greensboro, NC and graduated from Louisburg College.   She worked as a medical accountant for Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Chapel Hill Pediatrics, and retired from the American Board of Pediatrics.  

She was a beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, and grandmother.  She was an avid animal lover raising pigs, goats, dogs, cats, horses, birds, and fish.  She loved all animals just as much as she loved her family.

Visitation will be held Thursday September 30th from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. followed by a celebration of life service from 1pm – 1:30 at Donaldson Funeral Home in Pittsboro, NC.  A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. in the Carrboro Cemetery. 

She is survived by her husband of 58 years Billy C. Akridge; sisters, Miki McClure, Susan Guillebeau, Hilda Burton (Ken); sons, Thomas E. Akridge “T”, Michael C. Akridge (Cynthia); two grandchildren, Joseph C. Akridge and Jacquelyn A. Akridge; many cousins, nephews and nieces.

Memorials may be made to Chatham Animal Rescue and Education (CARE) at


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September 30, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory Griffin Chapel
396 West St.
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Celebration of Life
September 30, 2021

1:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory Griffin Chapel
396 West St.
Pittsboro, NC 27312


Westwood Cemetery
at Fidelity Ct, Davie Rd
Carrboro, NC 27510


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

CARE - Chatham Animal Rescue & Education
Post Office Box 610, Pittsboro NC 27312
Tel: 1-919-542-5757

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