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Eunice Lee Gibbs Hudson

Published 12:07am Saturday, March 30, 2013

Eunice Lee Gibbs Hudson, 86, of 240 Kilkenny Road, the Kilkenny Community of Tyrrell County, died at her home on Friday, March 29, 2013 after an extended illness.

Born in Tyrrell County, on July 13, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Claudious Lee and Addie Armstrong Gibbs. She was the widow of William Wallace Hudson.
Mrs. Hudson was a member of Nazareth Church of Christ where she served as pianist for more than 65 years and also served as treasurer of the Sunday School for many years.  She was an active member of Tyrrell County Extension Homemakers where she earned a 25 year pin for service.  She served as the secretary to the Executive Board for 4 years and was secretary of the Kilkenny Home Extension for 25 years.  She and her late husband operated a dairy farm for 28 years.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday at the Nazareth Church of Christ. Jimmy Davenport and Gene Woolard will officiate and burial will follow in Azalea Memorial Gardens.
Surviving are a son, Roger C. Hudson and wife, Connie of Columbia; a daughter, Faith H. Williams and husband J. C. of Kilkenny; six grandchildren, Sylvia W. Woolard, Shawn L. Williams, Keven L. Williams, Crystal H. Blackwell, Beverly Hudson West and Jeremy Hudson; eight great-grandchildren, Sarah Lee Ann Woolard, Colin Blackwell, Caiden Blackwell, Carlyn Blackwell, Parker West and Wyatt Williams, Autumn Elizabeth Woolard and Silas Riley West
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Rena Bell Berry and a brother, Theodore Gibbs.
The family will receive friends at the church during the hour prior to the funeral beginning at 2 p.m. on Monday and other times at the home.
Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service, Swan Quarter and online sympathy messages may be directed to www.bryanfs.com

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