Lawrenceburg woman dies days after fire at senior housing complex


A Lawrenceburg woman injured in a senior housing complex fire last week has died from her injuries.

Lawrenceburg Fire Chief Jay Moore confirms Brenda Joyce Patterson Judkins was the woman who passed away late Thursday night after a fire destroyed multiple apartments at the Crockett Senior Housing Complex.

Judkins’ daughter tells News 2 she was loved by friends and family and loved attending church at “The Way Church” in Lawrenceburg.

Fire and rescue crews responded to the call around 8 p.m. Friday March 22nd at a complex on Old Florence Road. 

Firefighters said they immediately found a resident critically wounded.

Officials said the fire was extinguished around 11:30 p.m. 

A manager at the Crockett Senior Housing Complex said 8 families were displaced.

One resident said many of the displaced residents now have nowhere to go and are looking for any help possible. 

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