Ruby Hudson

Hamilton County

Ruby Lynn Capehart Hudson departed this life Saturday July 13, 2013, at age 96. She was born in Holland, MO, Dec. 15, 1916. She was a former resident of Birmingham, Ala., for 15 years before moving to Knoxville in 1955, Chattanooga in 1967 and Cleveland in 1980. She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years Dean Keith Hudson; her parents Noble Henry and Hettie Mae Coleman Capehart, of Caruthersville, MO; two brothers, three sisters, and grandson, Scott Hudson. She is survived by daughter Keitha Hudson, Blountsville, Ala.; son Jan Hudson and wife Ursula, Schuttrange, Luxembourg; son Dean Hudson and wife Mary, of Cleveland, Tenn.; eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and her very close friends, Don and Nancy Fenton.At age 48, while reading Billy Graham's book "Peace with God," she experienced a dramatic conversion. Within a few years, she became selflessly devoted to a life of intercessory prayer, a calling to which she remained faithful for over 40 years and for which she will be remembered by so many.Kay Arthur of Precept Ministries International and Pastor Gary Sears will lead a Celebration Memorial Service this Thursday, July 18, at 11:30 a.m. at Mount Olive Ministries, located at 3522 Harrison Pike, Cleveland, TN. The family will begin receiving friends at 11 a.m. We hope all who knew Lynn will join in this tribute to a remarkable woman.The family especially wants to acknowledge her caregivers who loved her and cared for her so well: Carol Corum, Pam Mathews, Judy Belk, Shelley Mathews, and Mary Payne.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to: Samaritans Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC, 28607You are encouraged to share your memories of Lynn by visiting her memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.

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