Mary Gantt Hudson – Obituary

By  | May 20, 2018 | Filed under: Obituaries, Spry Memorial Chapel

Mary Gantt Hudson, age 97, of Russellville, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 at her residence.

She spent her entire life in Franklin County, and was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. She retired from Farm Credit Administration (PCA) after 40 years of service and had served as Vice-President and Treasurer.

The visitation will be 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Spry Memorial Chapel, with the funeral following at 5:00 p.m. in the chapel. Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Monday, May 21, 2018 at Franklin Memory Gardens.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wallace M. Hudson; parents, Thomas James Gantt and Carrie Seal Gantt; brother, James Winford Gantt who died in World War II; sisters, Nora Allen and Dorris Fleming.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her sister, Josephine Willmarth (husband, Richard) of Russellville; niece, Lucy Willmarth Wilson of Athens; nephews, Wayne Allen, Doug Allen, Greg Allen, Rick Willmarth, all of Russellville; and several great-nieces & nephews. Also surviving her are her late husband’s children, Susan Hudson Vandiver (husband, John) of Florence, Raymond W. Hudson (wife, Angela) of Goodlettsville, TN; four grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

The pallbearers will be Ricky Lee Willmarth, Benjamin Willmarth, Matthew Hudson, Will Hudson, Adam Green, and Brian Wade.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Carolyn Davis, Dottie Vincent, and Peggy Neal for their care and devotion.

Spry Memorial Chapel assisted the family.

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