J. Kennard Hudson, 78

J. Kennard Hudson, 78, of Showell, Md., passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at home. He was a former member of Showell Volunteer Fire Department and a life member of Berlin Volunteer Fire Department, as well as a member of Boggs-Disharoon American Legion Post 123 in Berlin, Md.

Hudson was preceded in death by his parents, James N. and Gladys Campbell Hudson; and his wife, Lillie T. Hudson. He is survived by a son, Keith Hudson of Showell, Md.; a daughter, Kandis L. Layne, also of Showell, Md.; a sister, Ruth Ann Collins of Millville; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were scheduled for Saturday, July 7, 2007, with interment in Bishopville Cemetery in Bishopville, Md. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury MD 21802.