- Last Updated on 08:08 AM 12/16/13
Marie Faris Stevens Hudson, age 95, of Virgilina, went to her heavenly home Sunday morning, Dec. 15, 2013.
Born Sept. 27, 1918 to the late Charles Henry and Esther Comer Stevens, she had been a life-long member of Grace Baptist Church.
She was a retired teacher’s assistant from South of Dan Elementary School as well as being a homemaker.
Marie enjoyed cooking, baking, sewing, quilting, gardening and spending time with family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Spencer “Bob” Hudson; six brothers, Alvah, Chester, C. H. Jr., Henry, Keith and Truett Stevens; and three sisters, Christine Smith, Euvenia Link and Murlin Gravitt.
Those left behind to cherish her memory are two sons, Donald Hudson and wife Martha of Appomattox and Eric Hudson and wife Margaret of South Boston; two daughters, Joan Reynolds and husband Mike of Danville and Alison Robinette and husband Mark of Taylorsville, N.C.; eight grandchildren, Leon Hudson and wife Caroline, Bryon Hudson and wife Julie, Jill Kochan and husband John, Michael Reynolds, Brandy Collins and husband Michael, Andrew Reynolds and wife Amanda, Luke Robinette and Holly Robinette; eight great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.
The family will receive friends at Grace Baptist Church on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 17, 2013 at Grace Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Robinette and the Rev. Jack Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family wants to extend a special thank you to those who helped her at home prior to moving to Danville: Pam Chandler, Rachel Matthews and Alma Elliot; and to the staff at Emeritus-Danville for their attentiveness over the last several months.
Online condolences may be made at www.brooksfhinc.com.