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
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
Family and friends may call the Hughey Funeral Home at 242-3348 for
obituary information 24 hours a day.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson