Violet E. Hudson, 100


Violet E. Hudson, 100, of Dagsboro, Del., passed away Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. The second of 11 children, Hudson worked hard on the farms, raised poultry and operated a marina until retiring in 2004. She was a member of St. George’s U.M. Church in Clarksville and of the Eastern Star of Millville.

In addition to her parents, Harry and Flossie Cobb of Millville, Hudson was preceded in death by her husband, Elisha E. Hudson, and nine siblings.

Hudson is survived by her daughter, Ruth E. Rickards; grandson, Guy L. Rickards; great-granddaughter, Emma E. Rickards; and her brother, William J. Cobb and his wife, Shirley, as well as several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was scheduled for Monday, Aug. 9, 2010, with burial in St. George’s Cemetery in Clarksville.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Hudson’s memory to Addus Health Care; 1003 Mattlind Way; Milford, DE 19963; or Delaware Hospice Center; 100 Patriots Way; Milford, DE 19963; or St. George’s U.M. Church, 34281 Omar Rd.; Frankford, DE 19945.