Doris Jean Judy

OBIT Doris JudyFeb. 24, 1931 – Aug. 21, 2013

Funeral services for Doris Jean Judy were held Aug. 27 at the Atwood Family Chapel in Greybull. Doris, 82, died Aug. 21 at South Big Horn County Hospital.

She was born Feb. 24, 1931, in Lovell, the daughter of Arvil and Julia Farmer Beall (pronounced Bell). She attended schools in Frannie and Deaver and graduated from Deaver High School as class valedictorian. She attended Northwest Community College in Powell, paying her way by babysitting and housekeeping.

After receiving her degree from NWC, she began her teaching career in Grants Pass, Ore., and then taught at Powell. She continued her career by teaching fifth grade at Greybull Elementary. She was a dedicated teacher with a soft spot in her heart for students who had difficult times in their lives.

Doris married Kent Judy over the Thanksgiving holiday in 1954.

Doris went on to earn her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wyoming and continued teaching at Greybull Elementary. She retired in 1986 after 27 years of service.

She was a member of Eastern Star and an honorary member of the FFA.

Her parents and a sister, Edna Graham, preceded her in death.

She is survived by her husband Kent of Greybull and her brother and sister-in-law, Keith and Ruby Lee Beall of Frannie.

Burial and dedication of the grave were held at the Deaver Cemetery followed by a reception at the home of Carol and Mike McMillin in Cowley.

Memorials in Doris’ name are being received at Big Horn Federal Savings Bank, Box 471, Greybull, WY 82426-0461.

 

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