Shelby  County  Indiana
Obituaries

Hudson


The  Republic
Kettering, Ohio
September 2012
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          Arthur Cleve “Art” Hudson,  age 69, of Kettering, Ohio, passed away Sunday, September 23, 2012.  He was a loving father, devoted husband and a dedicated Christian with a strong faith in God.  Art was a kind, generous, highly intelligent and fun-loving man.  His interests were astronomy and genealogy.  Art enjoyed his retirement time, spending it with friends and family and volunteering numerous hours at the Dayton Art Institute and his church, Oak Creek United Church of Christ, where he was facility chairman and an occasional table leader of the Emmaus Walk.  He retired from the Department of Defense where he was an electrical engineer.
          Art attended Indiana University, graduated from Purdue University and served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War era.
          He was preceded in death by his parents,  Paul and  Josie Hudson.  He is survived by his wife,  Judy Hudson;  daughter,  Kimberly Hudson;  sister,  Karen Mason;  brothers,  Mitch (Joyce) Hudson  and  David Hudson;  numerous nieces and nephews; and his cat, Dewey.
          The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. to noon Saturday, September 29, at Oak Creek United Church of Christ, 5280 Bigger Road, Kettering.  A funeral service will follow at noon.  Burial will take place at Greenmound Cemetery in New Madison, OH.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Oak Creek United Church of Christ, 5280 Bigger Road, Kettering, OH 45440, or to the Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, OH 45405.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming
Note from A. J. Heck:  Art’s mother was  Josie Faye Cochran.  Josie was the daughter of  Richard Cleveland Cochran  and  Ruth Jane Bone.  Richard was the child of  James Thomas Cochran  and  Clarinda Jane Talbert.  Clarinda’s grandmother was a  Heck.


The  Hendricks  County  Flyer
Hendricks County [Indiana] Flyer
November 26, 2007
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          Sharon E. Hudson  of Danville died Sunday at the age of 68.  She was the daughter of  Homer and  Della Gunn.  Mrs. Hudson was a member of Brownsburg Church of Christ.
          Survivors include daughters  Rhonda Weaver,  Jill Hampton,  Jane Martin,  and  Julie Boyd;  sons  Steve Hudson,  Ron Hudson,  Brian Hudson,  Mark Steven Hudson,  and  Robert Hudson;  a sister,  Naomi Gaither;  and 17 grandchildren.  Preceding her in death were her husband,  Rondall E. Hudson;  a son,  Mark Brian Hudson;  and a brother,  Paul Gunn.
          Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at Matthews Mortuary, 690 E. 56th St., Brownsburg. Interment will follow at the Knights of Pythias Cemetery in Lizton.  Calling at the mortuary is from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.  Memorials may be made to Sheltering Wings Center for Women, P.O. Box 92, Danville, IN 46122.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, 3 Nov 2003
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          Howard W. Hudson, Sr.,  73, of Indianapolis, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at Heritage House Convalescent Center.  Born Nov. 3, 1929, in Shelby County, he was the son of  Frank L. and  Karen M. (Pope) Hudson.  He married  Martha M. Newbold  on Dec. 15, 1950, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 21, 1979.
          Survivors include one son,  Howard W. (Donna) Hudson  of Shelbyville; four daughters,  Carol Hughs  of Denver Colo.,  Kathy (Ronald) Smith  of Shelbyville,  Lisa Rutherford  and  Karen Hudson,  both of Indianapolis; two sisters,  Dorothy Kinney  of Shelbyville and  Lucille Fleener  of Waldron; 14 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.  He also was preceded in death by one son, David Hudson; and one brother, Everet Hudson.
          Mr. Hudson was a truck driver for J. O. Parish Co. from 1959 to 1986 and foreman at Culpepper Wood Preserves from 1986 until retiring in 1991.
          Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Carmony-Ewing funeral home, with the Rev. Dan McCollough officiating.  Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery in Rushville.  Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 9135 N. Meridian St., Suite B-4, Indianapolis, IN 47260.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and Betty Kitchen


The  Bloomington  Herald  Times
Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana
29 Aug 1999
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          BLOOMFIELD -- Bertha L. Hudson,  87, of Bloomfield, died Friday at Bloomington Convalescent Center.  Born Nov. 26, 1911, in Greene County, she was the daughter of  George Alfred and  Malinda Ellen (Fearnot) Lucas.  She was retired from Sarkes Tarzian in Bloomington and a member of Bloomfield United Methodist Church.
          Survivors include one daughter,  Ruth Richardson  of Bloomington; one son,  Harry Hudson  of Bloomfield; three grandchildren,  Kenneth Hudson  and  Scott Hudson,  both of Bloomfield, and  Judy Alton  of Sullivan; and two great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband,  Paul F. Hudson,  in 1940; two sisters,  Flora Jones  and  Anna Stone;  and three brothers,  John W. Lucas,  George Harvey Lucas  and  Elmer Lucas.
          Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Jenkins Funeral Home in Bloomfield with the Revs. Forrest C. Collings and Bert Lucas officiating.  Burial will be at Walnut Grove Cemetery.  Friends may call 4-8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until services Monday at the funeral home.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  News
4 Jan 1993
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          Dorothy Hudson,  70, 1452 E. Lawndale Dr., died at 11:05 p.m. Wednesday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.  Mrs. Hudson was born Jan. 6, 1923, in Bedford, to  Carl and  Dolly (Hackler) Craig.  Her marriage was June 13, 1946, to  Everett F. Hudson.  He died April 5, 1986.
          Mrs. Hudson worked 18 years for Western Electric, Indianapolis, retiring in 1971. She was a member of the Apostolic Tabernacle, Shelbyville.  She had been a resident of Shelbyville for 55 years.
          Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Apostolic Tabernacle with the Rev. Robert Cavaness officiating.  Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Apostolic Tabernacle.
          Survivors include an adopted son,  William Lovitt Jr.,  serving with the U.S. military in Hawaii; two daughters,  Diana Lynn Ferguson  and  Mrs. Kevin (Sandra Kay) Hall,  Shelbyville; four grandchildren; one* great-grandchild; and one sister,  Velma Lucille Shaner,  Shelbyville.  One daughter, one son, two brothers, and two sisters preceded her in death.
          Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian School.  The Glenn E. George Funeral Home, St. Paul, is in charge of arrangements.
Betty’s note:  The following notice appeared in The Shelbyville News a few days after the original obituary:
CORRECTIONS
          Dorothy Hudson, 1452 E. Lawndale Drive, whose death was reported June 4 in The Shelbyville News, is survived by two great-grandchildren.  Due to incorrect information supplied to The Shelbyville News, only one great-grandchild is listed.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  News
1 Jan 1990
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          Frank Lester Hudson,  89, 731 Teal St., a retired cabinetmaker, died at 1:30 a.m. today at W. S. Major Hospital.  Born Feb. 2, 1900, Mr. Hudson was a son of  Matthew and  Luella (Harlan) Hudson.  He was married Nov. 3, 1920 to  Karen M. Pope  who died May 2, 1978.  Mr. Wright [sic???]* was a cabinetmaker at the Shelbyville Desk Co. for many years, retiring in 1970.
          He is survived by a son,  Howard Hudson,  Shelbyville; two daughters,  Mrs. Donald Fleener  of St. Paul and  Dorothy Kinney  of Shelbyville; 11 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.  One son, three grandchildren, three brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Murphy Funeral Home, and burial will be at Forest Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
*Betty's note:  This name is as it appeared on the original microfilm.  Not sure how "Mr. Wright" ended up in the obituary for Frank Lester Hudson.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  News
ca 6 or 7 Apr 1986
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          Services for  Everett F. Hudson,  60, Shelbyville, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Glenn E. George Funeral Home, St. Paul, with the Rev. Robert Cavaness officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
          Mr. Hudson died at 1 p.m. Saturday at his home.   He had been ill for five years.  Born in Shelby County on May 9, 1925, he was the son of  Frank and  Karen (Pope) Hudson.  A construction superintendent for Glenroy Construction Co., Indianapolis, he supervised the building of W.S. Major Hospital.  A lifetime Shelby County resident, he was a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy Seabees.  He was a member of the Elks Club, American Legion, Moose and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
          On June 13, 1946, he married  Dorothy Craig,  who survives along with his father,  Frank Hudson, Shelbyville; three daughters,  Mrs. Gary (Donna Sue) McCarty  and  Mrs. Diana Lynn Ferguson,  both of Shelbyville, and  Mrs. Terry (Sandra Kay) Darby,  Boggstown; a brother,  Howard Hudson,  Shelbyville; two sisters,  Mrs. Dorothy McKenney, Shelbyville, and  Mrs. Donald (Lucille) Fleener,  Waldron; and four grandchildren.
          Memorial contributions may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday June 9, 1980
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          Mrs. Frieda Hudson, 69, died Saturday June 7, 1980 at her home in St. Paul.  Born in Milford, September 30, 1910, she was the daughter of  Frank & India (Barnes) Hoff.  Married June 8, 1929  Harry Hudson, who died April 6, 1980.  Survivors are a step-daughter  Mrs. Nelson (Gloria) Pugh, Muncie; and a brother Paul Hoff, Indianapolis.  A brother and a step-son preceded her in death.  She was a member of the St. Paul Christian Church.  Funeral Tuesday at Glenn E. George Funeral Home, burial in Paul Hill Cemetery.
Contributed and summarized by Barb Huff  for Charlene Hoff


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday April 7, 1980
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          Harry Hudson, 78, St. Paul, died Sunday at Major Hospital.  Born Arthur, Illinois July 15, 1901, son of  Richard  and  Minnie (Foltz) Hudson.  Married June 8, 1929  Frieda Hoff, who survives.  Also surviving are one daughter,  Mrs. Nelson (Gloria) Pugh, Muncie, two sisters, Mrs. Wallace (Doris) Lindstrom, Kensington, Maryland, and  Maxine Morris, Indianapolis, two brothers, Wendell Hudson, Terre Haute, and  Richard Hudson, Lynn, Massachusetts, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  One son and a brother and a sister preceded in death.
          Funeral Glenn E. George Funeral Home in St. Paul.  Burial Paul Hill Cemetery.
Contributed and summarized by Barb Huff  for Charlene Hoff


The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, 21 Sep 1979
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          Mrs. Martha M. Hudson,  47, 933 Shelby St., died at 4:20 a.m. today at W. S. Major Hospital.  She had been a Shelbyville resident for 27 years.  Born Sept. 23, 1931 in Rush County, a daughter of  Ralph and  Cecil (Hanshew) Newbold,  she was married Dec. 16,* 1950 to  Howard W. Hudson,  who survives.
          Also surviving are four daughters,  Mrs. Steve (Carol Ann) Hughes,  Batesville, Ark.,  Mrs. Mike (Kathy Joan) Dugan,  Shelbyville, and  Lisa Dawn and  Karen Sue Hudson,  both at home; a son,  Howard William Hudson,  Shelbyville; her father, of Raleigh; six brothers,  Paul Newbold,  Indianapolis,  Robert Newbold,  Shelbyville,  Richard Newbold,  Homer,  Jerry Newbold,  Columbus,  Donald Max Newbold,  Rushville, and  William Newbold  of Germany; a sister,  Mrs. Don (Nell) Lanning,  Raleigh; and several grandchildren.  A son,  David, and a brother,  Howard Eugene,  preceded her in death.
          Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Wyatt-Moore Mortuary, Rushville, with the Rev. David Sailer officiating.  Burial will be in East Hill Cemetery, Rushville.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 2 p.m. Sunday.
*Submitter's Note: Her husband's obituary gave the marriage date as Dec. 15, 1950.
Contributed by Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, 2 May 1978
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          Mrs. Karen M. Hudson,  79, 731 Teal St., died at 6:30 a.m. today at Major Hospital.  She had been hospitalized two weeks and in failing health two years.
          A lifelong resident of Shelby County, Mrs. Hudson was born in Brandywine Township, March 10, 1899, a daughter of  Clarence "Jake" and  Sella (Young) Pope.  On Nov. 3, 1920, she was married to  Frank Hudson,  who survives.
          Also surviving are four children,  Mrs. Donald (Lucille) Fleener,  St. Paul and  Mrs. Dorothy Kinney,  Everett Hudson  and  Howard Hudson, all of Shelbyville; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one brother and one sister,  Charles Pope,  Shelby County, and  Mrs. Opal Lusk,  Shelbyville.  One grandchild and six brothers and sisters preceded in death.
          Services will be announced by Murphy Mortuary.

Ibid.
Wednesday, 3 May 1978
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Hudson, Karen M. Hudson, nee Pope
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          Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Murphy Mortuary for  Mrs. Karen M. Hudson,  79, 731 Teal St., who died Tuesday morning at Major Hospital.
          Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, with the Rev. Kenneth Jewell officiating.  Friends may call at the mortuary at any time.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  News
Tuesday, November 19, 1963
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MRS.  HUDSON
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Rites Friday For
Ex-Admiral Employe
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          Mrs. Tevera A. Hudson,  75, of 17 McKenzie St., died Monday evening at St. Paul's Baptist Church Home in Indianapolis.  She had been ill two months after suffering a heart attack at her home.
          Mrs. Hudson was a retired employe of Admiral Corp.  She was a member of the Second Baptist Church and the missionary society of the church.
          Born in Kentucky on August 23, 1888, the daughter of  Gail and  Millie (Jones) Alexander,  she is survived by her husband,  Roland,  who lives in a home in Smyrna, Del., and a grandson,  Clarence Hudson, Jr.  of Indianapolis.
          Rev. Floyd W. Childs will conduct services at the Second Baptist Church at 2:00 p.m. Friday.  Friends may call at the Murphy Mortuary from 3:00 p.m. Thursday to noon Friday, and then at the church.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, 22 Oct 1954
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RITES SET FOR HUDSON INFANT
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          Funeral arrangements have been made for  David Allen Hudson,  two month old son of  Howard and  Martha (Newbold) Hudson,  of 731 Teal St. who died at Major Hospital Thursday* afternoon after an illness of one week.  The Shelby county coroner, Dr. Roger F. Whitcomb, attributed death to pneumonia.  The infant was born August 21.
          Surviving with the parents are a sister,  Carol Ann,  at home; the paternal grandparents,  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hudson  of this city; the maternal grandparents,  Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Newbold  of Rushville; two great-grandparents,  William Hanshew  and  Mrs. Nellie Peters,  both of Rushville.
          Services will be in East Hill cemetery in Rushville.  Friends may call at the mortuary anytime.
*Betty's note:  The photo of his tombstone posted on findagrave.com shows the death date as October 20, which was a Wednesday.
Contributed by Phyllis Fleming and Betty Kitchen


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday May 27, 1942
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AGED  RESIDENT  OF  CITY  DIES
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          Ill with a complication of diseases incidential to her advanced age, Mrs. Sarah Mildred Hudson, age 81, widow of  Elijah R. Hudson died at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday at her home at 604 west Washington street.
          A native of Kentucky, Mrs. Hudson had lived in Shelbyville for the past 40 years and was widley known throughout the community.  She was a member of the First Baptist church.
          The daughter of  James H. and  Melinda Martin, the deceased was born in Shelby county, Kentucky on October 8, 1860.  She was married to Mr. Hudson May 17, 1876, and he preceded her in death on January 2, 1942.  Six children were born to the union, four of whom survive.
          The children are  Mrs. George A. Richeson,  Mrs. Clyde F. Campbell,  and  James Hudson, all of this city, and  Forest L. Hudson, of Paris, Kentucky.  She is also survived by five grandchildren, a sister,  Mrs. V. L. Tinsley, of Louisville, and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held at the residence at 2:00 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Walter P. Halbert officiating.  Burial will be made at Forest Hill cemetery in charge of C. F. Fix & Son.  Friends may call at the late home at any time.
Submitted by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Wednesday, January 27, 1932
Page 3, column 5
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PARALYSIS  FATAL  TO  E.R. HUDSON
Death Comes Tuesday Evening Following 2 Strokes Suffered Friday
SURVIVED  BY  FIVE  CHILDREN
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          Elijah Robert Hudson, 76, died Tuesday evening at 7:30 o'clock at the home at 604 West Washington street.  Paralysis was the cause of death, Mr. Hudson having suffered two strokes during Friday.  He had been in ill health for the past eighteen months.  A machinist by trade, Mr. Hudson had made his home in Shelbyville for the past twenty-nine years.  He was born in Kentucky, August 1, 1855 and at the time of death was aged 76 years, five months and twenty-six days.   On May 17, 1876, he was united in marriage to  Miss Sarah M. Martin.  To this union six children were born, five of whom survive.  They are  Mrs. George Richardson,  Mrs. Clyde Campbell,  James Hudson and  Miss Viva Hudson, all of this city, and  Forrest of Paris, Kentucky.  There are also five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; one brother, Lafayette Hudson, of Louisville, Kentucky, and one sister  Mrs. Alex Shipp, of this city.  Funeral services will be held at the home Friday morning at 10 o'clock in charge of  Rev. A. E. Cowley, pastor of the First Baptist church, of which the deceased was a member.  Burial will be made in Forest Hill Cemetery in charge of C.F. Fix and Son, funeral directors.  Friends may call at the homeat any time.  It is requested that flowers be omitted.
Submitted by Barb Huff

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