Friday, November 19, 2010

Margaret Hudson (November 16, 2010)

Margaret (Welch) (Parriman) (Higgins) Hudson age 93 formerly of Dayton and more recently of Arcanum, Ohio, passed away at 11:45 P.M. on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville. Margaret was born October 15, 1917 in Elwood, Indiana, to the late Ollie & Clara (Adkins) Welch.

In addition to her parents, Margaret is also preceded in death by her husband, Willie R. Hudson on August 13, 2001, whom she married May 9, 1970 at Jellico, Tennessee; a son, Grover Higgins on October 14, 2010; grandson, William Grover Higgins; brothers, James, Jack and Jerry Welch; and sisters, Faye Welch, Helen Staley and Mary Catherine Holland.

Margaret is survived by a daughter-in-law, Sally (Kent) Higgins of Arcanum; sister, Lillie Pool of Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky; grandsons, Allan Higgins of Dayton and Michael A. Higgins of New Madison; granddaughters, Mary Ellen Stevens and husband Danny of New Paris and Karrie (Karlie) (Higgins) (Stachler) Geesy and husband Joseph of Dunkirk, Indiana; great granddaughters, Ami Stevens of New Paris and Leigha Stachler of Dunkirk, Indiana; great grandson, Alexander Geesy of Dunkirk, Indiana; and step great grandchildren, Ashton Mangas, Sarah Geesy, Katelynn Geesy and Josie Geesy of Dunkirk, Indiana.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, November 22, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Lowell Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery in Darke County, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Monday from 9:00 to 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Toys for Tykes and Young Teens of Darke County in Memory of Margaret Hudson and Grover Higgins.