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Alma Arnold "Bo" Hudson

Alma Arnold "Bo" Hudson, 90, Mt. Vernon, died 6:05 p.m. Jan. 12, 1999, 
at Crossroads Community Hospital.
            
Mr. Hudson was a retired racehorse trainer.
            
He was born Aug. 1, 1908, in Panold County, Texas, a son of Ernest 
and Aquilla (Weeks) Hudson.  July 8, 1940, in St. Louis, he married 
Maxine Black, who survives.
            
Services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home, with the 
Rev. Joel Whiteside officiating.  Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery.
Military graveside rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 141, 
Mt. Vernon. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Hughey Funeral 
Home.
            
In addition to his wife, Mr. Hudson is survived by one son, Thomas D. 
Hudson of Mt. Vernon; three grandchildren, Star Myers, Ian Hobbs and 
Crystal Hudson; great-granddaughter Miranda Myers; two sisters, Josie 
McGuire of Marshall, Texas, and Irene Dollins of Kansas City, Mo.; and 
several nieces and nephews.
            
Mr. Hudson was a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church.  He was 
a member of American Legion Post 141 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 
1376, Mt. Vernon.  He served on the military funeral detail for many years.
            
He was president of the carpenters local union for several years.
            
He first served in the U.S. Army from July 19, 1926, to Jan. 4, 1927, 
and later served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from Aug. 26, 1943 
to Oct. 22, 1945.
            
Mr. Hudson was preceded in death by his parents and several brothers and 
sisters.
            
Family and friends may call the Hughey Funeral Home at 242-3348 for 
obituary information 24 hours a day.



Source: 
Date: 1-12-1999
Submitted by: Ken Richardson



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