November 28, 2020

Mrs. Helen Judy

helen judy picMrs. Helen Faye Szalkay Judy, age 94, of Franklin passed away March 30, 2017.

A memorial service for Mrs. Judy will be conducted Saturday April 8, 2017 at 1:00 PM from the chapel of Stutts Funeral Home.

The family will accept guests at Stutts Funeral Home from 12:00 – 1:00 PM prior to the service.

Mrs. Judy was born February 9, 1923 in Portsmouth, Virginia to the late Andrew William Szalkay and Lena Belle Lewis. She was a Christian by faith.

She was a lover of the arts and photography. She put her passion to work in many aspects of her life. She worked as an artist and designer for Callaway Mills in LaGrange for many years. She also passed on her talent to children as an instructor in the Heard County School System during the 1950’s.

She also enjoyed reading, especially poetry and history. She helped to preserve history as a member of the Heard County Historical Society.

She liked the outdoors, especially growing flowers in her garden. She loved horses and cats and enjoyed having them at home.

Having family get-togethers at home were some of her most precious times. She loved to cook meals for her family and gather at the table.

Survivors include: one daughter, Melody Hopkins of Navarre, FL; two sons: Vernon Judy (Marina) of Franklin and Luther Judy (Nancy) of Monroe, NC; nine grandchildren; a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Dyer Judy.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be given to the Heard County Historical Society.

Those who wish may write memorial tributes at

Stutts Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia was in charge of arrangements.

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