Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

October 15, 2013

Fern Coalson Hudson


Mineral Wells Index

— Fern Coalson Hudson, age 101, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. There will be a visitation at Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel, 913 N. Elm St., Weatherford, on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, from 4-6 p.m. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at 10 a.m., at Bethesda Cemetery with a memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. at Bethesda United Methodist Church, 6657 N. FM 113, Weatherford, TX  76088.

Fern was born Feb. 16, 1912, to Vines and Mattie Coalson in Garner. She was one of seven children: Gladys, Wayne, Brooks, Lem, Fern, Marshall and Lou. 

Fern married D.R. Hudson on Nov. 25, 1937, and was married for 63 years before D.R. died on June 19, 2000. She taught school in Mineral Wells at Sam Houston Elementary for 35 years. Fern was active in many organizations: D.A.R., Eastern Star, and was a charter member of the Weatherford Retired Teachers Association.

Survivors include her daughter, Nancy Hudson Owen, and her husband, Jerry, of Arlington; grandson Chris Owen of Weatherford; great-grandson Harley Owen of Weatherford; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and numerous friends.

Memorials: Bethesda United Methodist Church, Weatherford College, or Covenant Hospice.