Judy was born on May 8, 1947 in Stoney Creek, Tennessee. The youngest of 11 children, she attended Unaka High School and was trained as a licensed cosmetologist and was a LPN graduate of Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Johnson City, Tennessee.
Judy worked at Watauga Hospital, in Boone, NC, where she met her husband, Raymond Grant Scholl, from Hilliard, Ohio and Judy were united in holy matrimony on September 27, 1970 upon Ray’s tour of duty in Vietnam serving in the United States Army. This union was blessed with 2 children: Kristina Beth and Jody Ray. Judy and Ray were married 48 years and called Sugar Grove, NC their home for many years. She was a member and Sunday School Teacher of Cove Creek Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters: Bernice Grindstaff & Nadine Fisher, brothers: Ernest, Bert, Orville & J.D. Grindstaff. Judy is survived by her husband Ray of Sugar Grove, NC, daughter Kristina Beth School Miller and husband James of Boomer, NC and son Jody Ray Scholl & wife Chasity Fleming Scholl of Cottageville, SC.
She is also survived by her loving father and mother-in-law: Marvin (95) and Viola (93) Scholl and 6 grandchildren: Benjamin (18), Carolina (16), Lydia (15), Lilah (13), Abigail (12), Laini (11). Sisters: Ann Breland, Mary Nell Greer, Erma Barker & Della Nettles.
A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2018, 2 p.m. at Cove Creek Baptist Church in Sugar Grove, NC. The family will receive friends as 1 p.m. prior to the service. . In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial gifts be given to Judy’s Friendship Class in care of Deanna McGinnis, PO Box 68, Sugar Grove, NC 28679, Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehab Activity Department 1016 Fletcher Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697 or Mountain Valley Hospice, 688 North Bridge Street, Elkin, NC 28621.
Courtesy of Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton