Dorothy Matilda Pruitt Hudson

printed 10/16/2020


Dorothy Matilda Pruitt Hudson, age 93, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020, at her home.

Born in Friendship, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Dorothy Pruitt.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Hudson, Sr., in 1995.

She is survived by her son, Willis W. Hudson, Jr., and his wife, Durene, of Berlin.

She was an adored grandmother to Carrie (Rick), and great-grandchildren, Andy and Olive.

Also surviving is a sister, Geraldine Mitchell of Berlin, and a brother, Dale Pruitt. There are numerous nieces and nephews.

Also preceding her in death were brothers, Jack Pruitt and Howard Pruitt, and sisters, Mabel Rhodes, Doris Donoway, and June Livingston.

Mrs. Hudson was a graduate of Buckingham High School, and had worked as a secretary for Berlin Milling until retiring.

An active member of Friendship United Methodist Church, she was a member of the choir, and a Sunday school teacher.

Community minded, she was a past member and treasurer of the Junior Board Auxiliary at Peninsula Regional Medical Center, past board member and secretary of E. Bowen and Frances Hyde Quillen Foundation, and a board member of Hudson Health Service.

Most important to her though, was her family whom she loved most dearly. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and will be greatly missed.

The family would like to send out a special thanks to her caregiver, Doris Louis.

A funeral service was held on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Friendship United Methodist Church. Pastor Pam Ward officiated. Interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery.

A donation in her memory may be made to: Friendship United Methodist Church, Music Dept., C/o Lou Taylor, 12329, Vivian St. Bishopville, Maryland 21813.

Letters of condolence may be sent via: Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

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