February 2, 1933 ~ July 2, 2021 (age 88)


     Mary Nell Hudson was born on Thursday, February 02, 1933 to the late Linnie and Elnora Ball Lusk.  She departed this life on Friday, July 02, 2021 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital at 3:00 p.m.  Mary Nell attended McNairy County High School in Selmer, TN.  She accepted Christ at an early age and was united with Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church.  She was united in marriage to the late Clinton Hudson on August 29, 1952 and to this union six children were born.  She was also preceded in death by:  three sons, a granddaughter, two sisters, and five brothers.

     Mary Nell leaves to cherish her sweet memory:  two sons, Johnny (Dianne) Hudson and Claudie Hudson, Sr.; one lovely and sweet daughter, Marie Hudson Atkins; one daughter in law, Betty Hudson of Bolivar, TN; a faithful Goddaughter, Joy Nichols, of Selmer, TN; six granddaughters, Nana Gillespie of Flint, MI, Brandy (Bernard) Strayhorn, Dominquie Atkins of Selmer, TN, Jerri (Jamison) Damron, Donna (Rico) Dowdy, and Deborah (Jeff) Franklin; five grandsons, Claudie (Sunny) Hudson, Jr., Tywon Trice of Selmer, TN, John (Davidia) Hudson of Chattanooga, TN, Markettus Ross of Jackson, TN, and Robert Atkins; six great granddaughters, Alexis Trice of Jackson, TN, Mercedes Swinney, Shayla Chesser, Kayela Hudson of Selmer, and Jonasia and urnee Hudson of Chattanooga TN; seven great grandsons, Revosea Richardson, Brandarius Strayhorn, Erik Wilbanks, DeMarcus Hudson and Martavious Shields of Selmer, TN, and Tybre Oswalt of Jackson, TN; two great great granddaughters, Annalysee Camp and Arielle Wicker; a great great grandson, Zaylen Wicker; a brother, William Charles (Terri) Lusk of Milwaukee, WI; three sisters, Virginia Williams of Bethel Springs, TN, Annette Prather and Ina (Billy) Fulton of Selmer, TN; two brothers in law, Curtis Hudson, Sr. of Flint , MI and Bobby West of Milwaukee, WI; two sisters in law, Tee Willie Cobb of Dayton, Ohio and Myrtle Ann Hudson of Memphis, TN;  close and special friends, Hattie Bell Stackens, Nurlene Sain, Jeanette Hurst, Kathy Jackson, Ruthie Taylor, and Cassandra Atkins; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Open Viewing
July 8, 2021

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
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July 8, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Funeral Service
July 9, 2021

1:00 PM
Cypress Creek First Baptist Church
14 Falcon Street
Selmer, TN 38375

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