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Who has been the Royals’ most valuable player during Kansas City’s 2014 World Series run?

  • Nori Aoki (23)
  • Billy Butler (16)
  • Lorenzo Cain (6)
  • Wade Davis (17)
  • Jarrod Dyson (1)
  • Alcides Escobar (2)
  • Brandon Finnegan (27)
  • Alex Gordon (4)
  • Jeremy Guthrie (11)
  • Kelvin Herrera (40)
  • Greg Holland (56)
  • Eric Hosmer (35)
  • Omar Infante (14)
  • Mike Moustakas (8)
  • Salvador Perez (13)
  • James Shields (33)
  • Jason Vargas (51)
  • Yordano Ventura (30)

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Judy Johnson, 63, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at her daughter’s home surrounded by her family.

Her body was cremated. The family is planning a celebration of Judy’s life in the spring, at Judy’s request.

Judy was born Feb. 17, 1950, in Ottawa, Kan., to Clyde & Ann Hopkins.

She spent the past few years doing what she loved best, providing a loving home for her three grandsons, Gage Wright, Nic Smith and Nathen Smith.

Also left to remember her were her husband, Gale Mitchell; daughter and son-in-law, Katy and Mark Maxwell; grandchildren, Lacy and DJ Klenklen, Caly Ingle-Maxwell, Jacob and Miley Maxwell; great-granddaughter, Zoey Klenklen; sister, Joyce Corwin; brother, John Hopkins and his wife, Cathy; and sister-in-law, Cindy Mitchell.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Shanna (Miller) Smith; and brother, Bill Hopkins.

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