Barbara (Della) Hudson age 78 of Oliver Springs is in the care of Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home. Barbara passed away April 27, 2017 at her home. She was born June 25, 1938 in Kingsport Tennessee to Elmer and Evelyn Tunnell and attended Sullivan County High School. A longtime employee of the Garden Plaza Hotel as Executive House Keeper for over 30 years.
Preceded in death by her husband; Walter Hudson Son: Michael Hudson and daughter; Kathy Golden. Survived by her daughters; Diana Moore Golden and husband Richard, Patricia (Patty) Ann Dovell and husband Hank. Grandsons; Bradley Moore and wife Sarah, Robby Golden and wife Tiffani, and Hank Williams Dovell Jr. Granddaughters; Rebecca Ann Hudson, Barbara Jean Latinka and husband Josh, Sarah and Hannah Dovell. Also survived by 9 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation with the family will be from 5-7 pm Tuesday May 2, 2017 at Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home with a funeral service following at 7pm. Interment will be May 3rd at Anderson Memorial Gardens.
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Services entrusted to Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home 865-483-4341