Judy Ann Elrod Thomaston

Judy Ann Elrod Thomaston, age 80, passed away Wednesday, March 16, 2022 surrounded by her loved ones. She is preceded in death by her parents Homer Arant and Byron and Maxon “Nana” Elrod, and brother in law, Kenneth Helms. Judy is Survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Samuel “Sam” Thomaston; daughters Patti Ryan (James) and Pamela Alston; son, Steve Thomaston (Lisa); 9 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and sisters, Sandra Pappas (Byron) and Carol Helms. Services will be held Monday, March 21, 2022 at the Amazing Grace Worship Center. A visitation will be held at 10 am followed by a service at 11 am. Judy will be laid to rest in the Alabama National Cemetery at 1:15 pm. Pastor Keven Blankenship to officiate.


  1. Gladys Moore on March 17, 2022 at 7:30 pm

    I am so sorry to hear ofJudy passing. I would love to come to the funeral, but I am in Huntsville. Praying for you.

  2. Penny Allison on March 17, 2022 at 8:58 pm

    Sandra, I am so sorry to see this. May God help you find peace.

  3. Patsy Littleton on March 17, 2022 at 11:23 pm

    Judy was a beautiful lady inside and out. Praying for her family!!!

    • Carol Helms on March 19, 2022 at 7:58 pm

      Yes she is and will be missed dearly

  4. Billy & Vicky Turnbloom on March 18, 2022 at 9:54 am

    Ms. Judy will be missed so much!! She was so beautiful inside out!!
    Our prayers for Mr. Sam and their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren..
    Love this family very much and we are praying for all of you….

  5. Billy & Vicky Turnbloom on March 18, 2022 at 9:57 am

    We will miss Ms. Judy so very much, her kindness and the love of The Lord and people are unmatched!
    She is beautiful inside out! Mr. Sam, her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren are in our prayers!! We love this family very much!!!

  6. Tina Wakefield on March 18, 2022 at 9:11 pm

    Judy was a special lady always encouraging others, giving her time to help anyone in need. A faithful prayer warrior for our church. She was greatly loved and will be greatly missed

  7. Carol Helms on March 19, 2022 at 6:20 pm

    I love you ❤️ and will always miss you more than you can imagine