Gaynell Hudson

Mary Gaynell Hudson, 65, of Etta, formerly of Meridian, died Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, near her home.
She retired from BellSouth in 1998. She was a member of Communications Workers of America local 3516 of Oxford. She was former President of CWA labor board for Meridian and Tupelo and was currently acting treasurer for Oxford. She was a member of Christian Rest Methodist Church. A dear friend to many, she was an avid deer hunter and sportswoman, volunteer for Philadelphia Senior Center and a huge Ole Miss baseball fan.
Services were at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Christian Rest Methodist Church in Lafayette Springs, with Clay Farr officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. Tutor Memorial Funeral Home of Oxford was in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, James “Bobby” Hudson of Oxford; sons, Jeff Tingle of Meridian and Jeff Hudson of Oxford; daughters, Cheri Miller of Oxford and Heather Gaines of Olive Branch; 11 grandchildren, Luke, Hannah, Nichole, Courtney, Shauna, Mabry, Garland, Adam, Austin, Corey and Victoria; sister Diane Myers; and brother, Jerry Caldwell.
She was preceded in death by father, James C. “Buck” Caldwell; and mother, Lucille Caldwell.
Pallbearers were Warren Gaines, Jeff Hudson, Mickey Sprouse, Nathan Sprouse, Tyler Hordan, Michael Hudson, Brian Hudson and Lee Masterson.