Obituary Details

Naomi "Jerry" Cleon Foley

(03/30/1905 - 08/01/1955)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 08/04/1955

Mrs. Foley Dies In Thermopolis

Mrs. Elmer Foley of Thermopolis, a former resident of Lusk, died at the Hot Springs County Hospital Monday after a lingering illness.

Funeral services are being held in the Catholic Church at Thermopolis at 9:00 a.m. this Thursday with graveside services in the Lusk Cemetery at 3:00 p.m. Nick T. Kaan will be the only pallbearer from Lusk, the others being Thermopolis friends.

Mrs. Foley was a resident of Lusk until seven or eight years ago when she moved to Thermopolis. She is survived by her husband, Elmer Foley, one son, Dean, now of Greybull, two grandchildren, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Judge of Georgia, three brothers and two sisters.

The Lusk Herald
August 11, 1955
Graveside Services For Mrs. Foley Held Here Aug. 4

Graveside services were held in the Lusk Cemetery Thursday, Aug. 4, at 3:30 p.m. for Mrs. Elmer Foley of Hamilton Dome near Thermopolis. Mrs. Foley was a former resident of Lusk.

Rosary was held the previous Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. at Mortimore chapel and Solemn High mass was held Thursday at 9:00 a.m. with Rev. Phillip Krass officiating. Following the funeral service the body was brought to Lusk for interment.

Pallbearers were Robert Johnstone, John Herrin, H.P. Quarles, Bob Bumford, Leonard Jacobs, all of Thermopolis, and Nick T. Kaan of Lusk.

Mrs. Naomi Cleon (Jerry) Foley was born March 30, 1905 in Merna, Neb., and was married to Joseph Elmer Foley in Council Bluffs, Ia., March 26, 1924. they lived in various towns in Nebraska before moving to Lusk in 1936.

While living here she was employed at the Midwest Hardware and Spencer Hospital. In 1947 she moved to Hot Springs county with her husband.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph Elmer Foley of Hamilton Dome; her son, Dean Foley of Greybull; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James R. Judge of Brunswick, Ga.; three brothers, Royal Judge of Los Angeles, Cal., Keith Judge of Reno, Nev., Duane Judge of Eureka, Cal.; two sisters, Mrs. James O. Malone of Brunswick, and Mrs. Ivan Lentz of Pueblo, Colo.; and two grandchildren, Connie and Mike Foley of Greybull.

Out-of-town relatives here for the funeral, besides the immediate family, were: her sister, Mrs. Malone and son Reid of Brunswick; Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Foley of Anselmo, Neb.; Mike Foley of Livington, Mont. Two brothers, Royal J. Judge of Los Angeles and Keith Judge of Reno had visited Mrs. Foley a week previously.

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