John Judson a long time member of St. Barnabas joined the angels in Heaven in 2013. John was known for his happy smiles and peaceful nature. John was a member of the St. Barnabas Choir and was always willing to help with anything that needed to be done. And he Always had the coffee ready! He is missed by all who knew him.
In December 2013, a tree was planted in his honor in the front of the church. On Palm Sunday 2014, the Tree was dedicated as:
The John Judson 'Peace Tree'
Fr. Ray Nelson blessed the tree while Darlene Judson and members of St. Barnabas watched.
Darlene Judson, Fr. Ray and Charles Brown
Louise Latham and Darlene Judson at the Dedication
Charles Brown placing the sign in front of the Peace Tree.