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Dorothy Francis Rudd

Dorothy Francis Rudd, 96, of Cousin Lane, Nathalie passed away Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at Halifax Regional Hospital.  She was the wife of the late Matthew Thornton Rudd.

Mrs. Rudd was born in Halifax County on Oct. 22, 1917 a daughter of the late William Thomas Francis and Martha Wright Francis.  She was a member of Republican Grove United Methodist Church.

She is survived by a niece, Barbara Francis Rudd; a great nephew, Jerry Rudd Sr. (Judy); a great niece, Cheryl R. Johnson (Keith); two great-great nephews, Jerry T. Rudd Jr. and Zack Johnson; three great-great nieces, Tabitha Rudd, Summer Rudd and Cheyanne Johnson, all of Nathalie; one brother, Woody Francis, of Brookneal; and other nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews.

A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Republican Grove United Methodist Church by the Rev. Andrew Schulze with interment following in the Rudd Family Cemetery in Nathalie.

The family received friends at the residence of Jerry Rudd, Cousin Lane, Nathalie. 

Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal assisted the family.