Chapel Services for Judith Harnois, 80, Clinton resident will be held 2:00 P.M. Thursday, April 1, 2021 in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel officiated by Pastor Daniel Mosburg. Burial will follow in the Clinton Cemeter under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.
Judith Ann Harnois (Igo) was born to Glen and Eva Igo (Goucher) on July 24th, 1940 and passed away early Monday, March 29, 2021 in the River Valley Health Care and Therapy in Clinton, OK.
She grew up on a farm west of Bessie with her four siblings. She attended Bessie schools and later graduated from Clinton High School in 1958. After high school, she attended a women’s college in Oklahoma City.
She returned to Clinton to work for Burtis Press. She met her husband, Francis “Frank” Harnois in Clinton and they married in July 1960. They traveled while he served in the United States Air Force and they had three children: Tim, Bob, and Della. After his discharge from the service they returned to Clinton to settle.
Judith worked for Atwood’s for over 20 years before retiring.
She served in the VFW Women’s Auxiliary and on the local AARP board. She had many hobbies including sewing, crocheting, jelly-making, photography, poetry, gardening, cooking, canning, and quilting. She won many awards for her handmade items and wrote poetry that was published.
Judith became very adventurous after losing her husband. She taught herself how to run a computer and traveled a lot with her special friend, Pat McKinney. Her family will always remember her awesome sense of humor and laughter.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Frank; parents; great grandson, Dash Day; sister, Carolyn Igo and Faye Gause and brother, Garry Igo.
She is survived by daughter, Della Stevenson and husband, Will, Hamilton, GA and two sons, Bob Harnois and wife, Jo Ann, Arapaho, OK and Tim Harnois and wife, Audie, Blanchard; and brother, Terry Igo and wife, Diane, Bessie, OK.
She is also survived by five grandchildren Randi Day and husband, Kenny, Clinton, Shandi Coleman and husband, John, Clinton, Joshua Harnois, OKC, Gina Harnois, Weatherford and Rowdy Harnois, Arapaho and five great-grandchildren, Judd, Luke, Loren, Tripp and Piper, and numerous nieces and nephews.