Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

April 9, 2014

Gayle H. Hudson

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — She was born on February 9, 1927, in Princeton, WV, daughter of the late John and Faye Ratliff Long Hall.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Princeton, WV. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and was an avid reader.

Surviving are her spouse of 66 years, Philip “Chief” Hudson, Ravenswood, WV; daughter, Barbara Nelson and husband Mike, Princeton, WV; granddaughters, Abby Pinder Sink and husband Brandon; Ashleigh Nelson Burgess and husband Aaron; brother-in-law, Harlan Hudson, Princeton, WV; and 2 half-sisters, Betty Burchett and Mickey Hall.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A graveside service and burial will be held on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 3:45 pm at Ravenswood Cemetery, Ravenswood, WV, with Pastor Chris Skeens officiating.

Friends may visit the family on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, WV, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm.

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