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Judith Rose (Howdeshell) Bouse

August 15, 1956 ~ July 26, 2017 (age 60)
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Judith Rose Bouse of St. James, Mo. passed away at the Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, Judith Bouse was 60 years, 11 months and 11 days of age.


Judith Bouse was born at Lexington, Mo., on August 14, 1956 to her parents: Charles and Lucille McCall Howdeshell.


In 1977 She was united in marriage to Jack Bouse, he entered into rest on January 9, 2012.

Judy was a outgoing person who loved life. She was a Activities Director at the St. James Living Center. Judy was a loving and caring person who could always make you smile. She will be deeply missed by her loving family and extended family at the nursing home.

Judith Bouse is survived by daughters: Maria DeBord and husband Steven of St. James and Rita Carpenter of St. James; one sister: Ann Kankiewicz and husband Gary of Beaver Creek, Ohio; one brother: Charlie Howdeshell of Decatur, Texas; grandchildren: Thomas DeBord and wife Monica of Ozark, Mo., Vanessa DeBord of St. James, Mo., Jake Gray of St. James; Katie Carpenter of St. James;  Alex Ratliff of Springfield, Mo., and Seth Sirett of Kansas City, Mo. along with two great-great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.


Preceding Judith Bouse in death is her husband: Jack Bouse; parents: Charles and Lucille McCall Howdeshell, and one daughter Julie Ann Ratliff.


Visitation for Judith Bouse will be from 6 - 8 PM Monday, July 31, 2017 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo.


Funeral services for Judith Bouse will be conducted on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 10 A.M. at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo. with Pastor Alan Smith officiating. Pallbearers will be: Thomas DeBord, Rhett Suttmueller, Travis Holt, Charlie Howdeshell, Gary Kankiewicz and Danny Craft. Burial will be in the St. James Cemetery in St. James, Mo. Memorial are suggested to the Jones Funeral Home for funeral expenses.


Those wishing to leave condolences may do so at www.jonesfunerals.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James.

 Service Information

July 31, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home
200 South Meramec
Saint James, MO 65559

Funeral Service
August 1, 2017

10:00 AM
Jones Funeral Home
200 South Meramec
Saint James, MO 65559

August 1, 2017

St. James Cemetery
Jefferson Street
St. James, MO 65559

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