The Salem Weekly News Jan. 16, 1936
MRS. JOHN HUDSON
The community was shocked to hear of the death of Mrs. John Hudson which occurred at her home on Thursday, Jan. 9 after a few hours' illness. Mrs. Hudson will be sadly missed in her home, among her children and among her neighbors. The funeral services were held atthe Friends church Sunday at 20:00 p.m. and were conducted by Rev. Thomas Brown, pastor of the Cedar Friends church, whose text was taken from2 Tim. 4:7, "I have fought a good fight." Rev. Mrs. Bessie Collins assisted with the services giving the scripture reading and prayer. The songs, "Jesus Savior Pilot Me," "Above the Bright Blue," and "We are Going Down the Valley" were sung by Marvin Hunting, Mrs. Elbert Brown, Mrs. R. P. Nicholson and Clayton Mills, accompanied on the piano by Mrs. Clarence Peterson. Following the services at the church the remainswere taken to the South cemetery for burial with grandsons of the deceased the pallbearers, namely, Arlo Humphrey, Clarence Bogue, Clarence Savage, Kenneth Van Dorin, Delbert Hudson, Leslie Bogue.
Ella Hockett, daughter of Amos and Elizabeth Davis Hockett was born Sept. 18, 1857 about three -fourth mile west of Denova, Iowa. Her father and mother were members of the Friends church, and she, while not an active member favored that faith. She was one of a family of nine children. Of these only two survive: Lincoln Hockett of Los Angeles, Calif., and William Hockett of Codell, Kansas.
She was united in marriage to John Hudson, June 26, 1877 in the state of Missouri. To this union were born ten children. One died in infancy April 15, 1878; Clarence L. Died Sept. 6, 1885 at about the age of fourteen and a half months. Those surviving are: William C. of near Salem, Iowa; Mrs. Harry Bogue of Salem, Ia.; Mrs. Jesse Bogue of Salem, Ia., Evan F. of Wynona, Mo.; John E. of Glasgow, Ia.; Mrs. Chas Savage of Hamilton, Ill.; Mrs. Bert Humphrey of near Salem, Ia.; Mrs. Raymond Van Dorin of Washington, Iowa.
About the year 1879, Mr. and Mrs. Hudson moved to Rooks county, Kas. They also lived two years in Missouri and one year in Nebraska. In the fall of 1896 they returned to Iowa where they have since resided.
Besides her husband , two brothers and eight children, she leaves 37 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and other relatives and friend. She was a faithful wife and mother and a kind neighbor..
We will miss you, Mother,
We will miss your pleasant smile.
We will miss your voice of welcome,
We will miss you all the while.
May there be a mansion for you
Over on the other shore,
Where the storms of life ne'er enter,
Where there's Peace forever more.
Relatives from a distance attending the funeral services were Mr. and Mrs. Evan Hudson and daughter Miss Dorothy of Winona, Mo.; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Savage and family of Hamilton, Ills.; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Van Dorin and son Kenneth of Washington, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Bogue of Dusart, Ia.; Mrs. Versa Lakey of Rock Island, Ills. ; Mrs. Elva Allen of Burlington, Ia., Mr. and Mrs. Marshall case of Glasgow, Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Hudson of Stockport.
Children of ELVINA HOCKETT and JOHN HUDSON are:
i. INFANT7 HUDSON, b. April 15, 1878; d. April 15, 1878.
ii. WILLIAM HUDSON.
iii. MABEL HUDSON.
iv. JENNIE HUDSON.
v. CLARENCE HUDSON.
vi. EVAN HUDSON.
vii. JOHN HUDSON.
viii. LIBBIE HUDSON.
ix. MAGGIE HUDSON.
x. ROSIA HUDSON.
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