Judith Cotton Kline

February 17, 1940 - May 5, 2021

Judith Cotton Kline, 81, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since 2016, formerly of Truth or Consequences, NM, passed away Wednesday, May 5, 2021 in Cape Coral, FL. She was born February 17,1940 in Elmira, NY to Raymond Harold and Elizabeth Catherine Cotton, now deceased.

Judith was of Christian faith. She was a paralegal in NY and NM as well as a Real Estate Agent in NM where she lived since the late 1990’s.  She enjoyed attending Bingo weekly and was an avid bowler.  She was the Secretary at the Elk’s Club in Truth or Consequences, NM.  She will be remembered as a devoted wife and a loving, patient mother who always had time to spend time with her children and friends.

She is survived by her loving children, Lori Wheeler (Charles) of Corning, NY, Tami D’Abbracci (Joseph) of Apalachin, NY, Teri Waite (David Baxter) of Cape Coral, Wendi Falco (Edward) of Cape Coral, and Gailon Kline III of Cape Coral; sister, Jacqueline Middaugh (Brian) of Elmira, NY; Grandchildren: Christopher and Charlie Wheeler, Justin Kline, Nicholas, Anthony and Daniel D’Abracci, Kristy, Brandon and Breonna Kline and Lynzi and Kaydi Baxter. Jasmyn, Miah and Jade Kline; as well as Great Grandchildren: James Luna, Riley Wheeler, Skyler Kline, Hailey Darab, Isabella Kline and Luca D’Abbracci.

Judith was preceded in death by her husband, Gailon James Kline, Jr. in 1990; as well as son, James Kline in 2021.

A Memorial Service will be held along with her son, James Jeffrey Kline, at Barrett’s Funeral Home in Elmira, NY on June 4, 2021 at 11:00am.  Burial ceremony following at St. Peter & Paul’s Cemetery in Elmira, NY where she and James will be laid to rest together.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Karen Karski (Brown) May 25, 2021 at 11:03 am

    I have so many memories of your Mom. I can still see her sitting around that round kitchen island, smiling, calm and so welcoming. She was so kind. I remember her calm voice and her smile and laugh. She was always willing to help our family out when we were in need. The many nights spent playing cards with my Dad and Joyce. She was so strong when Jimmy died at such a young age…I was so sad for her. I remember her always being there not only for her kids, but all of us neighborhood kids! She was a great lady. I hope your wonderful memories give you all comfort through these difficult times…our thoughts are with you all.
    I’m so sorry I won’t be able to come to the service as I will be out of town Thurs.-Sun.
    Love you all!

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