Marian Keeton Hudgens, 93, passed away on January 5, 2017, at a local health care facility.
Born in Sparta, Tn., Miss Hudgens lived in Rossville most of her life. She graduated from the Rossville High School in 1941 and worked as a quality control tester at the Standard Coosa Thatcher Company and as a bookkeeper at the American Thread Company in Rossville prior to her retirement.
Miss Hudgens has been a charter member of the Rossville Church of Christ since 1989. She was previously a long time member of the Bryan Street Church of Christ from 1940 to 1989. Miss Hudgens was a dedicated student of the Bible and participated in many Bible classes and study groups. She was also an avid reader of good story books and enjoyed working many cross-word puzzles. Miss Hudgens enjoyed sewing and making quilts, dresses and other clothes. She loved cooking, collecting receipts, making scrap books, flower gardening, caring for the lawn, and daily walking exercise.
In recent years, Miss Hudgens has been a resident of the Mary & Martha Personal Care in Rossville and the National Health Care in Fort Oglethorpe, where she received excellent care.
Miss Hudgens was preceded in death by her parents, Alvin Keeton and Mattie Martin Hudgens, one brother, Carl Martin Hudgens, two sisters, Ruby Hudgens Byrd and Edna Hudgens Moore. She is survived by two nieces, Madolyn Hudgens Rives of Huntsville, AL and Faye Hudgens Holland of Atlanta, and several great nephews and nieces.
Miss Hudgens was laid to rest at the Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park . A graveside burial service was conducted by Jack James, minister of the Rossville Church of Christ. Memorial donations may be made in her memory to the Rossville Church of Christ, 1100 McFarland Avenue, Rossville, Ga. 30741.
Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.