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Frances Granger Hudson Twyford

Frances Granger Hudson Twyford, 93, passed away July 20, 2012 at Hartley Hall Nursing Home in Pocomoke City, Md.  She was born on June 13, 1919 in Crystal Hill to Henry Melvin and Louise Lacy Granger.

Frances grew up in Scottsburg and joined Scottsburg Baptist Church in 1930.  She graduated from Scottsburg High School in 1934.  

Frances married William Carr “Bill” Hudson of South Boston in 1937.  Frances and Bill moved with their two children to Pocomoke City in 1941, where Frances spent the rest of her life.  They built and ran Route 13 Drive-in and Restaurant in Pocomoke City until Bill’s death in 1963. 

In 1967 Frances married Walden Twyford of Chincoteague. Together they raised cockatiels and parrots at Holly Acres Avery and won many awards for the birds they raised.  Frances was an avid gardener and spent her retirement years traveling.

Frances was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; two brothers, Charles Hagood Granger and Melvin Henry Granger Jr.; and her sister and brother-in-law, Margaret Granger Wilkins and William Wyche Wilkins Jr. 

Frances is survived by her son, William L. “Bill” Hudson of Pocomoke City; and her daughter, Dorothy Louise “Dottie” Warner and her husband, George Warner, of Roanoke; a brother and his wife, Robert Grayson Granger and Anne Granger of Pocomoke City; her six grandchildren; and her 18 great-grandchildren, 

A graveside service will be held at Oak Ridge Cemetery in South Boston on Wednesday, July 25, at 1 p.m.