Elizabeth “Betty” Singleton Hudson
Betty Hudson passed away in The Woodlands on Oct. 16.
She was born and raised in Beaumont and lived most of her life in Orange.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Terrell and Gertrude Adkisson; her sister, Ada Lillie Roth; her brother, Terrell Adkisson, Jr., and her husband, Otis Hudson.
She graduated from Beaumont High in 1941. Mrs. Hudson received her English degree from the University of Texas in Austin in 1944, and her Masters in Library Science from L.S.U. in Baton Rouge in 1946. She was a past State President of AAUW, a longtime member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and choir, a past president of the PTO, a member of Chamber Musicians, and an avid bridge player.
She is survived by her five children: Sherry Windham of Orange; Annette Quimby of The Woodlands; Leo and Cheryl Singleton of Slidell; Gail and Mike Corder of Ft. Worth and Teri and Bill Ross of Montgomery.
She is also survived by twelve grandchildren: Brandy Windham-Waite; Ashley Retzloff; Stephanie Quimby; Scott Quimby; David Quimby; Leo Singleton, IV; Laura Singleton; Brian Corder; Cassidy Corder; Shane Ross; Jason Ross and Kelli Ross.
She is also survived by six great-grandchildren: Nora Windham-Waite; Luca Windham-Waite; Gavin Retzloff, Drew Corder; Blake Corder and Graham Corder.
Betty’s nephew, the Rev. Frank Roth, will be officiating at her services at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery in West Orange.
Visitation will be at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange on Tuesday from 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Serving as Pallbearers will be Scott Quimby, David Quimby, Jason Ross, Bill Ross, Mike Corder, and Leo Singleton.