Luella Hudson, 76, Phenix City, AL, died Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Taylor Funeral Home, Inc.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. EST, Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Phenix City, AL with Pastor Noble D. Williams, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Stephens Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 12-8 p.m. EST.
Pastor Hudson was born on August 30, 1942, in Raleigh, North Carolina, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Grady (Luella Jeffries) Johnson. She retired as a staff manager from NYNEX/ Verizon (Boston, MA) where she was employed for more than 26 years. She was a retired pastor/elder in the Montgomery, Phenix City, Opelika District of the Fifth Episcopal Region of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. After her retirement, she joined Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church, Phenix City, AL under Pastor Noble D. Williams, where she served in many teaching and preaching capacities. Luella was a volunteer tutor and a tutor trainer with the Muscogee Area Literacy Council and the Phenix City-Russell County Literacy Council, where she taught adults basic reading and writing skills.
Those who cherish her memory are her husband, Rev. Hayward Hudson, Phenix City, AL; two step-daughters, Lyvita (Charles) Brooks, Clinton, MD and Shelia (Andre) Worrell, Lithonia, GA; two grandsons, Philip James Ingram, Atlanta, GA and Wesley Worrell, Lithonia, GA; one granddaughter, Dalis Worrell, Lithonia, GA; three brothers, Jimmie Johnson, Brockton, MA, Louis ( Iris) Johnson, Mattapan, MA, and Alford Johnson, Raleigh, NC; two sisters, Evelyn Granville and Elder Kathy Powell, both of Roxbury, MA; one sister-in-law, Ruth Mims, Boston, MA; two brothers- in-law, Leon (Angie) Hudson, Oxon Hills, MD and Edward (Rose) Hudson, Phenix City, AL; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-grand nieces and nephews, God-children, and friends.
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