Shirley Anne Hudson

Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Shirley Anne Hudson, 87, passed away at her home in Milo, MO on Saturday, March 30, 2024. Shirley was born May 11, 1936 in Emporia, KS to Louise W. and Bessie A. (Nieman) Thornton. She married Max H. Hudson on December 4, 1952 in Cottonwood Falls, KS and he preceded her in death on March 20, 2020.

Shirley grew up in Kansas and attended school there. Following her marriage to Max, they came to Milo, although they also lived in Bronaugh and Golden City for a time. Shirley was a homemaker, and also worked as a seamstress at Nelly Dawn in Nevada. She enjoyed baking, seeing her grandchildren, and her weekly crossword puzzles.

 Survivors include three children, Mike Hudson, Milo, Karen Hudson, Topeka, KS, and Loren Hudson, Nevada; four grandchildren, Sonja Hart (James) Michelle Hudson (Danny Calsing), Cheyenne Newberry, and Misty Hudson (Jason Eastham); seven great-grandchildren, Andrew, Lilly, McKenzy, Felicity, Adam, Blair, and Brooklyn; two great-great-grandchildren, Kayce, and Sawyer; and numerous nieces and nephews.  In addition to Max, she was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter-in-law, Debbie Hudson; a son-in-law, Dennis Antes; a great-grandson, Blake William Hart; two brothers, Sonny Thornton, and Larry Thornton; three sisters, Lillian Place, Jeanne Fosdick, and Marjorie Potter.

 Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Pastor Roger Beach officiating. Interment will follow in Sheldon Cemetery in Sheldon, MO. The family will receive friends from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested in her name to the Nevada Animal Shelter c/o Ferry Funeral Home.

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