Clayton Judy Sr.

Myrill Clayton Judy Sr. (1924 - 2012)

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Myrill Clayton (Clayton) Judy Sr.
Born in Marseilles, La Salle, Illinois, USAmap
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Died in Hawkeye, Fayette, Iowa, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Jun 2012
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Categories: Seventh-day Adventists | Broadview Academy.




Myrill Clayton Judy, son of William V. and Mary E Thomas Judy, was born January 3, 1924[1] at Marseilles, Illinois.

Early Life

He was raised in Marseilles and graduated from Broadview Academy in 1942. He was attending Washington Missionary College in Tacoma Park, Maryland, when he was drafted into the U.S. Army where he served our country during World War II. [2]


He married Muriel Verdell Fogarty in 1947, and was later united in marriage with Carolyn Ann (Miller) Weidemann on February 9, 1975.

He and Carolyn were members of the Senior Citizens Club of Hawkeye. Clayton was also a founding member and head elder of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Prairie Du Chein, Wisconsin.[2]


Clayton was employed as a salesman by Old Dutch Cleanser, traffic manager/dispatcher for Owens Illinois Glass Company and Argo Products, a pre-press composer for Ever-Redi Printing, a service tech for Complete Vending Service of Chicago, and did private duty nursing in the suburbs of Chicago and Florida.

He served the last fifteen years of his life as chaplain of the Arnold Rogers Post #312, American Legion of Hawkeye, Iowa. [2]

Death & Legacy

Clayton's death occurred on Tuesday, May 29, 2012[1], at home, the Miller Family Farm near Hawkeye. He was eighty-eight years old.

In addition to his wife, Carolyn of Hawkeye, he is survived by four sons, M. Clayton (Donna) Judy of North Port, Florida, Gary (Marcia) Judy of Monmouth, Illinois, Tom (Tracy) Weidemann of Schaumburg, Illinois, and Tim (Muriel) Weidemann of Carson City, Nevada, twelve grandchildren, Lundie (John) Pinner, Kendra (Troy) Merry, Breanna Judy, Alison (Marco) Lopez, Michael Weidemann, Cory (Nancy) McBride, Jamie Weidemann, Zachary Weidemann, Erin Weidemann, Amy (Roger) Gibson, Danny Rees, and Maggie Rees; thirteen great grandchildren, Drew and Skyler Merry, Jack Pinner, Alex Lopez, Tommy, Anna, Carter, and Lily Weidemann, Ezekiel and Luke Gibson, and Isabella, Madeline, and Sophia McBride; and two brothers, William (Irma) Judy and Danny (Sherri) Halverson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, and a sister." [2]

Online Memorial

Find-A-Grave Virtual Cemetery memorial #91069910 in Hawkeye Cemetery, Hawkeye, Fayette County, Iowa, USA.

  • Fact: Residence (1930) Manlius, La Salle, Illinois, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1940) Rutland Township, La Salle, Illinois, United States
  • Fact: Military Service (03 Mar 1943) Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Fact: Burial (1 June 2012) Hawkeye, Fayette, Iowa, United States
  • Fact: Cemetery Hawkeye Cemetery


  1. 1.0 1.1 "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch, M CLAYTON JUDY, 29 May 2012; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Obituary as listed on the Becker-Milnes Funeral Services & Rettig Funeral Home website


  • WikiTree profile Judy-85 created through the import of a GEDCOM file on Jun 4, 2012 by Lundie Pinner, granddaughter of Clayton, additional details added from firsthand knowledge.

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On 16 May 2015 at 21:00 GMT Maryann (Thompson) Hurt wrote:

Hi Lundie,

Please change the category from Seventh-day Adventist to Seventh-day Adventists.


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