Mary Lou Judy, age 81, a former Noble Township, Jay County, resident passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020, at Lima Memorial Hospital in Lima, Ohio. She was a resident of Fort Recovery, Ohio.

She was a 1956 graduate of Pennville High School and a member of the Delta Theta Tau, and Order of Eastern Star #202 in Pennville. She was a past member of the Salamonia Auxiliary Volunteer Fire Department and the Darke County Equine Association.

Mary Lou Judy worked at Caylor Nickel Clinic in Bluffton, Jay County Treasurer’s Office and was the registrar for the Jay County Health Department for 16 years. She was a founding board member of the Indiana Vital Records Association. She later was as optical assistant for Dr. Glade McAfee and Dr. David Fullenkamp in Portland.

Mary Lou Judy was born July 25, 1938, in Wells County, Indiana, the daughter of Howard and Elsie (Heitzman) Cash. She was married, Feb. 22, 1963, to Duane Judy. He passed on April 22, 1996.

Survivors include:

One son — Tom Judy (companion: Darcy Homan), Rockford, Ohio

One daughter — Amy Jo Wilcox (husband: Douglas), Evansville

Brother — Glen Cash (wife: Norma), Pennville

Four grandchildren

Three great-grandchildren

Because of health precautions designated by the State of Indiana, private visitation will be held on Friday at the Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland with funeral services held on Saturday. Pastor Gil Alicea will officiate the services and burial will follow in the Salamonia Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed at williamsonspencer.com