Judith Akridge, 60, Brookings, died Sept. 15, 2000.

She was born June 26, 1940, in Algonac, Mich., to Richard and Martha (Horlacher) Jones.

She was a retired teacher of preschool handicapped children. She enjoyed people, nature, writing and her dog.

Survivors are brother Howard H. Kehrl, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.

Preceding her in death was her sister Dorothy Fossati.

No service is planned.

Arrangements were under the direction of Abbey Funeral in Medford.