Judith Ann Casteen
  • In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to your favorite Cancer Society.

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“Judy was such an outstanding teacher and we were blessed that both of our daughters had her for their history teacher and I was blessed to have...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Jim and Katie Riley - Bakersfield, CA

“Judy and I were in Creative Stitchery Guild together, had fun in Pismo Beach at Rose's with all the gals and years ago spent a few summers together...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Pat Marshall - Bakersfield, CA

“Dear Russell. I miss you and Judy in Bakersfield. You both are such good friends. I have wonderful memories to cherish and in my heart you are...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: George Arthur Ogden - Bakersfield, CA

“Russ so sorry for your loss. We are thinking about you. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Rex and Janice Hardy - Wilmington, NC

“We think of you every time we visit the central coast and every time we drive by your former home. We especially miss you during the Christmas...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Joanna and Dennis Lewis - CA

“Bill and I are saddened to hear of Judy's passing. She was a friend and colleague to Bill....someone he could talk to whenever there were questions...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Laurel Johnson - Bakersfield, CA

“Judy will be very missed! I was one of her students at Highland, and she was also my swim coach. Our team had a bunch of strong personalities, but...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Becky Lewis Lappin - Bakesfield, CA

“Dear Russ, I am so sorry to hear about Judy. So much time has passed since I graduated from high school and housesat for the two of you. I will...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Therese (White) Leiszler - KS

“Judy was the most gracious, kind, and loving person that I had the pleasure of calling my friend. She fought a courageous battle but never stopped...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Jayne and Carl Henson - Calhoun, GA

“Judy was a great teacher, an outstanding historian and a delightful person to know. We worked together for many years, and I valued so much her calm...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Anne Scott - Bakersfield, CA

“Judy's selflessness and grace under tremendous pressure will remain in my heart forever. My thoughts and prayers are with her family and all her...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: rusty stubblefield - Rossville, GA

“The world was a better place for having Judy with us she was truly a wonderful Lady ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: sheila jones - ringgold, GA

“Russ I am so sorry for your loss. I met Judy through a quilt guild awhile ago and we became friends. When you were in her presence she made you...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Sharon Griffith - Chattanooga, TN

“Sorry for your loss. I'll keep you in my prayers. T. Garner ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Terry R. Garner - Bakersfield, CA

“Russ, We are deeply sorry for your loss. It is our prayer that you are comforted by loved ones, both family and friends. Joy and I remember our...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Danny Stamp - Bakersfield, CA

“Sisters for Eternity! ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Mumford - Bakersfield, CA

“We will always remember our travels together with Judy acting as our consumate historian and tour guide. These treasured memories of Judy will...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Jim and Mary Dougherty - CA

“We have such wonderful memories of Judy. One is when our toddlers named their Fischer Price little people "Judies" and the name still holds when we...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Dave and Janis Edmondson - CA

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Judith Ann Johnson Casteen, 70, of Ringgold, Georgia passed away Tuesday December 25, 2012. A resident of the Ringgold area for the past 7 years, she was previously of Bakersfield, California and of the Lutheran faith. Judith taught quilting at the Lavender Lime Quilt Store in East Ridge, Tennessee for 4 years and was a former teacher for 38 years at Kern High School District in Bakersfield, California. An avid quilter, she was a member of the Ringgold UMC Quilters, Battlefield Quilters, Moon over the Mountain, Pioneer Quilt Guild, and the Crazy Quilters. She is preceded in death by her parents, John Paul and Viva Leona Adamson Johnson. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Russ Casteen Jr. of Ringgold, GA.; sister, Linda Mumsford of Bakersfield, CA.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Daniel R. and Mary Lou Casteen of Ringgold, GA., and nephew, Kevin Johnson of Bakersfield, CA. The family will receive friends 1-5 P.M. Saturday December 29, 2012 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family request donations to be made to a Cancer Society of your choice. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Georgia.