Judieth McLaurin Amacker
Judieth McLaurin Amacker
  • July 21, 1943 - January 25, 2018
  • Mississippi

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Mrs. Judieth "Judi" McLaurin Amacker, age 74, of Poplarville, Mississippi passed away on Thursday January 25, 2018.

Judi was born July 21, 1943 in Montgomery, Alabama to Rosalie Sims McLaurin and Linville "Ned" McLaurin. She grew up in Cross Roads, Mississippi as a country girl who loved her horses and playing basketball. She graduated from Poplarville High School in 1961 and married Elmer Oneal Amacker; beginning her life as an Army Wife. She proudly served and sacrificed while raising four children. She graduated from PRC in 1979 as a Registered Nurse and worked at Washington - St. Tammany Charity Hospital in Bogalusa for 27 years; She was a member of Poplarville First United Methodist Church; and an avid golfer, being active in Pine Burr Country Club in Wiggins.

Judi is survived by one son, David (Kriss) Amacker; two daughters, Lynn Amacker, Leaa (Dwayne) Harry; one sister Sandra Atwood; two brothers, Lauren (Kim) McLaurin, Trent (Jessica) McLaurin; mother-in-law Madie Ray Gipson; two sisters-in-law, Sandra (Larry) Peters, Barbara Highstreet; three brothers-in-law, Scottie (Sandy) Gipson, Bryan (Eileen) Gipson, Neil (Sue) Gipson; Nine Grandchildren; Six Great Grandchildren; and favorite pets, Logan and Isabelle.

Judi was preceded in death by her husband Major Elmer Oneal Amacker; son Andy Amacker; her parents, Ned McLaurin and Rosalie Sims McLaurin; sister Sheila Harris, father-in-law Alvin Gipson and brother-in-law Alvin Gipson, Jr.

Funeral services will be at WHITE FUNERAL HOME, 315 Highway 11 South, Poplarville, MS, 39470 on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 9:00 am. Interment will follow in Biloxi National Cemetery, 400 Veterans Blvd., Biloxi, Mississippi 39531 at 12:30 PM, Tuesday, January 30, 2018. The family will receive friends and have visitation from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm, Monday at the funeral home.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.whitefuneralhomepoplarville.com for the Amacker family.

White Funeral Home, (601) 795-4982.