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Judith Peterson

Posted on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Judith Peterson of Tullahoma passed away July 2 at age 71. Judy was born in 1941 in Loon Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada. She was an avid horseback rider. In 1970, after moving to Tennessee, she and her dad founded the Tennessee Game Farm, which is now the Nashville Zoo. She worked at the Tennessee Correction Academy until she retired in 2004 after 20 years of service. A memorial service was held July 8 at Tullahoma Funeral Home. Tullahoma Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.