Nancy Rilla Hudson, 76


Nancy Rilla Hudson, 76, of Millsboro, Del., went to be with the Lord and passed away on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, after an extended battle with cancer. She was born to the late Lester C. and Rilla G. Seyler in Carroll Township, Pa., on Jan 9, 1940.

Hudson graduated from Bald Eagle-Nittany High School in 1958 then went to Eastern Pilgrim College for three years before marrying Charles C. Hudson Jr. and starting her family in Delaware. While raising her four boys and working at Stockley Center of Millsboro. Hudson went back to Wilmington College and received her bachelor’s degree in behavior science in 1994. She retired as a case manager after 26 years.

She was also known to be a great wife, mom and “Mom Mom.” Hudson is a lifelong member at the Journey Church (Millsboro Wesleyan), where she played piano/organ, taught Sunday School and volunteered just about anywhere she was needed.

She baked many beautiful wedding cakes and frequently never charged a dime. She was known to be a great cook and could cook just about anything. Her hospitality and love towards others was so great that many people, not just her family still call her “Mom” today. She met most people through their stomach and she found her way in to their hearts.

Hudson was married to Charles C. Hudson Jr. on Nov. 21, 1964. She is survived by their four boys, Charles C. Hudson III and his wife, Sandra Hudson, Eugene A. Hudson and his wife, Carol Hudson, Rodney Scott Hudson and his wife, Lori Hudson, and Paul K. Hudson, all of Millsboro, Del.; nine grandchildren, Renee, Shannon, Samantha, Christopher, Danielle, Lilly, Taylor, Ryan and Meghan; three great-grandsons, Niles, Roland and Beau; her brother, George Seyler and his wife, Mary Seyler; her sister, Nellie Lucas; and many other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers-in-law, Mark Lucas and Paul Hudson.

Services will be held Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, with visitation at noon and service at 1 p.m. at the Journey Wesleyan Church, 255 Wilson Highway, Millsboro, Del. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to Vitas Hospice; 100 Commerce Dr.; Newark, DE 19713.

Condolences may be sent online at www.watsonfh.com.