Mattie Gertrude Hudson age 87 of Lebanon died Monday morning, Aug. 22, 2016 at Lebanon Health and Rehab in Lebanon.
Born in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Staley and Mae Smith Swafford.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard C. Hudson; daughter, Vicki Gaye Hudson; son, Darvis Miles Hudson and 4 brothers, John Gunter, James, Gilbert and Claude Swafford.
Gertrude was a former garment factory employee and a member of the Beckwith Missionary Baptist Church.
She is survived by a granddaughter, Tonya Gray of Watertown; great grandchildren, Destiny, Tristin, Arianna and Enoch McKelvey; sisters, Anna Goolsby of Auburntown and Hazel Swafford of Watertown; brothers, Dave (Linda) Swafford and Roy Swafford both of Lebanon; nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 at Hunter Funeral Home with Bro. Danny Tomlinson and Bro. Kenneth Bowen officiating.
Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and prior to services Wednesday.
Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Interment at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Lebanon.
HUNTER FUNERAL HOME (615) 237-9318