Boyd Henry Hudson

Published 5:00 am Monday, March 10, 2008

Services for Boyd Henry Hudson, of Union Church, will be held at2 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, at Union Church Baptist Church inJefferson County with burial in McBride Cemetery in JeffersonCounty. The Revs. M.R. Bradley and Trent Bilbo will officiate.Organist will be Ruby Buie; pianist will be Becky Lowery; andvocalists will be Dale Little and Sarah Beth Pritchard. BrookhavenFuneral Home on Natchez Drive is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Friday from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home,and on Saturday at the church from 1 p.m. until the time of theservice.

Mr. Hudson, 80, died March 5, 2008, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in McBride on March 11, 1927, to Joseph B.Hudson and Fannie Smith Hudson.

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He was a retired printer with Rocky Mountain News. He was amember of Union Church Baptist Church and served as a deacon there.He was a member of the John A. Galbreath Lodge No. 0334, a Mason, aShriner and a member of the Eastern Star (The Builders Chapter No.354). He was Past Master of the Berkeley Lodge in Denver, Colo.,and a member of the American Legion. He was a United States ArmyAir Corps veteran of World War II.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his first wife, TwylaHunsaker Hudson; a son, Terry Eudell Hudson; and a brother, EdwardMadison Hudson.

Survivors are his wife, Erlene Pritchard Hudson, of UnionChurch; his sons, Boyd Duane Hudson, of Brookhaven, and VincentHudson, of Denver; his daughter, Patty Hudson Hartman, ofBrookhaven; his stepson, David Edward Pritchard, of Houston, Texas;his stepdaughters, Dana Pritchard Perkins, of Nashville, Tenn.,Rebecca Pritchard Lowery, of Wesson, and Susan Pritchard Gibson, ofRosedale; his brothers, J.B. Hudson, of Searcy, Ark., Cornie E.Hudson, of Natchez, and John Paul Hudson, of LaSalle, Colo.; hissisters, Frances Hudson Barrett, of Monroe, La., Sylvia Bowman, ofSpokane, Wash., Margie Stephens, of Coushatta, La., and AnnetteGiordano, of Harrison, Tenn.; his 20 grandchildren and sixgreat-grandchildren.