Jean Hudson, 83, of Carroll, died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, at the Carroll Health Center Nursing Home.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 at First Presbyterian Church in Manning.

Celebrant will be Pastor Marshall Brown.

Music will be “How Great Thou Art,” “Here I Am, Lord” and “The Old Rugged Cross”.

Connie Siepker will be organist.

Honorary casket bearers will be John Detlefsen, Jim Keegan, Don Lamb, Jeff Siepker, Mick Thompson and Brad Vollstedt.

Burial will be at a later date at King City Cemetery in King City, Mo.

Visitation will be 5–7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, at Ohde Funeral Home in Manning, http://www.Ohdefuneralhome.com.

Jean, daughter of Hunter and Gladys (Antle) Jacoby was born on July 21, 1928 near Darlington, Mo.

Jean attended country school through the eighth grade and graduated from high school in King City, Mo. She then graduated from Missouri State Teachers College in Maryville, Mo.

On Oct. 20, 1950, Jean married Robert Hudson in King City. She worked as a schoolteacher in Stanberry and Rosendale, Mo., before moving to Manning, where she taught for 27 years.

Jean was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Manning, the Manning Women’s Club and served on the Manning Public Library Board. She enjoyed reading, sewing, computer games and collecting recipes and cookbooks.

In 2001, Jean began dialysis. Through the treatments she was often able to drive herself to the appointments. In 2009, she became a resident of the Carroll Health Center Nursing Home.

Jean is survived by her daughters Mary “Ging” Hudson of Manning and Barbara Hudson of Urbandale; and many friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Robert Hudson in 1995.