Magras, Judy

Judy Magras of Wilmington, DE was born in Christiansted, St. Croix of the U.S. Virgin Islands June 1st, 1957. She was called home to receive her wings of glory on June 6th, 2023 at the age of 66 years old.

On June 1st,1957, God blessed Jacques Magras Sr. And Carmen Serrano with a beautiful baby girl, and they named her Judy. Judy was loved and cherished dearly.

A rare Diamond Judy was, and very multi-talented. She was gifted with her hands. During her early years she loved fishing, often times would skip school just to fish. Judy loved going to the beach, riding horses, and admired all animals. Judy was the definition of a rough island girl.

Judy moved to the United States in 1972. She settled In New York and had 3 beautiful kids. One daughter, Lenise and 2 sons, Gordon and Miguel. Judy always had more than one job. Judy worked as a construction worker, renovating buildings she even worked in a casino dealing cards. Judy spoke many languages. She was just a Jack of all Trades. If you knew Judy, you knew she loved her grandkids dearly. That’s all she would talk about.

Judy found love, changed her perspective on life. She finally found her life companion. James T. Hobbs. They loved and cherished one another, and their love is everlasting.

Judy is survived by her long-time companion, James T. Hobbs, best known to us as Jimmy. She is lovingly remembered by her mother, Carmen Serrano; step-father, Kenneth G. Springer; her children, Lenise Sturdivant, Gordon Tarrant (Tanai Rouson-Tarrant) and Miguel Tarrant; her grandkids, Ahnikka N. Hollis, Zephaniah M. Tarrant, Shaniah M. Tarrant, SaMaé L. Cross, Zaniah Tarrant, Seanesha Roerts, Kahson M.Tarrant, and Blake M. Tarrant; her great-grands, Kiomi T. Davis, Promisè M Hollis, Legacy G. K. H. Tarrant and Peayce H. L. Hollis. Judy also loving leaves behind her 5 siblings, Jacques Conki Magras, Jr., Andrew Corriette, Charmin Springer, Jose Ortiz, Felex Basilio; her aunt, China Serrano; uncle, Moses Serrano; sister in laws, Gloribel Corriette, Kairy Springer and Jasmine John Ortiz and a host of cousins and nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her father, Jacques Magras Sr. and brother Carl Decicco.

We may grow

Memories may fade

But memories of a grandmother

Will never go away

Her smile shows in mine

Her hands help me sew

Her love fills my heart

Her spirit runs through my soul

In loving memory of Judy

The roots to my family tree

We live our lives as her legacy

By granddaughter SaMaè

Services and burial will be held privately at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donation be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or

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