Not much is known about Julia's life prior to or as the outbreak began, except that she lived with her husband and son.
Julia finds Anna and questions her about Josh's whereabouts. Anna tells her that Josh is likely behind the church drinking alcohol with some of the other teenagers.
Julia and Vincent grieve over the death of Josh. When Julia tries solacing him, saying that Rick will take care of the situation. Vincent angrily lashes out at her, claiming that Rick hasn't done anything beneficial for Alexandria and asks if she ever thought that everything that has happened in the community was caused by Rick himself. Vincent eventually calms down and says that all he ever wanted was for Josh to become an adult and his focus on Josh's survival kept him stable, despite the changed world. He and his wife are then visited by Morton Rose and his son.
Julia greets Vincent after he returns from the training session.
Julia is seen at the gates of Alexandria with her husband, observing the massive walker herd. After the herd knocks the gates down, Julia and Vincent retreat further into Alexandria with the rest of the surviving residents.
This list shows the victims Julia has killed:
- Possibly numerous counts of zombies
Julia and Josh had a good mother and son relationship. When Josh is killed by The Whisperers she is beyond heartbroken and grieves for a long time.
- Although Julia was first introduced in Issue 144, she is actually one of the original Alexandrian citizens, lived there before Rick Grimes and was present during the leadership of Douglas Monroe.