Ocean City Today

Blanche Bell Hudson

Jan 04, 2018
Blanche Bell Hudson

printed 01/05/2018

Ocean City

Blanche Bell Hudson, age 91, died on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 at the Berlin Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born in Quinby, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late John William Cropper and Mary Ann Farlow Cropper.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Franklin Hudson “Dink,” in 1991.

She is survived by her children, John Barry Hudson and his wife, Alice, of Baltimore, Dianne Lynn Cooper and fiancé, W. Dodd Redden, of Bishopville, Priscilla Ann Taylor and her husband, Joseph C., of Bishopville, Eleanor Katherine Truitt and her husband, Danny, of Bishopville, and Mary Kaye Case, and her husband, Roy, of Berlin.

She was the adored grandmother of 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and six great-great- grandchildren. Also surviving is her brother, Bernie Cropper and his wife, Faye, of Berlin, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Hudson had been employed at the Commander Hotel and also worked as a prep cook at Waterman’s Seafood Restaurant. She attended the First Presbyterian Church in Ocean City and in her spare time loved making pillows and quilting.

A funeral service was held on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Rev. Daniel McKenty officiated.

A donation in her memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St. New York, New York 10016, or the American Heart Association, Memorial Processing Center, 4217 Park Place Ct., Glen Allen, Virginia 23060-9979.

Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com.

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