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Karen Mayer

Myrna Kay Hudson

January 04, 1934 - February 07, 2021

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Myrna Hudson nee Allen, 87, of Tallahassee, Florida, formerly of Carrier Mills, Illinois, passed away peacefully on February 7th in Tallahassee, Florida. Myrna was born in Carrier Mills, Illinois to Alverna nee Taborn and Esta Allen on January 4, 1934. She would have many successes in her life, starting with winning a beauty contest as an infant. Myrna's childhood, growing up on a farm with seven siblings, was full of fun, adventure,...  see more
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  • Cathy Adams
    Cathy Adams:

    Myrna was a wonderful friend to my mother - they met at work many years ago. My mother, who passed away in 2008, and Myrna enjoyed many pleasant breakfasts, brunches, and lunches together during their retirement years. My sister and I met...  more
  • Ernest & Valerie Mayer
    Sadly, I did not have the privilege of meeting Myrna Hudson. But from meeting and knowing Karen, I know Myrna must have been a great mother and a wonderful human. Condolences to Karen, her brother Kirk, and the rest of Myrna's and their families. Valerie
  • Ernest & Valerie Mayer
    I remember her calm and beautiful inner spirit. I liked her gentle sense of humor and the way she accepted me immediately into her family. Ernest
  • Neil Abell
    Thanks again for including me in this sad, but truly wonderful moment. I have been and will always remain touched by the kindness, generosity, and humor the Hudson's represent to me. Hearing the sharing today reinforced what I already knew. Myrna was at...  more
  • Christine Simo
    I remember Aunt Myrna as being the kindest and sweetest person and I always felt so at home when she was around. Her laugh was adoring and it just made me smile so big. Anything I needed she would get me when we visited her. I also remember thinking she...  more
  • Steve McMurtry
  • Steve McMurtry
    Myrna and Walter move to Arizona in 1986, and a group of us younger faculty met them at their new place to help them move in. It was a hot day with a big task ahead, but both of them were cheerful, energetic, and ready to get to work—qualities that I...  more
  • Kirk Hudson
  • Paula Nurius
    I wanted to send my heartfelt condolences to the family . I was a student of Walter's during my MSW program in Hawaii. We continued a bit of collaboration in the following years and I valued staying in touch with Walt and Myrna. Myrna was the heartbeat...  more
  • Paula Nurius
  • Neil Abell
  • India Drummond
  • Lloyd Allen
  • Gregg Jamnetski
    I'm a remote acquaintance (I was one of Walter's annual astronomy-in-the-desert companions), but Myrna's sharp wit, her presence and her patience in indulging husband Walter's many interests wasn't remote to me. I have vivid memories of her kindness and...  more
  • Karen Mayer
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  • Wyndham Hudson
    My grandmother was the kindest person I knew. She taught me to treat others with respect and to embrace joy. She had an infectious smile and was quick to laugh and her laughter filled the room. She spoiled her grandchildren with love. I will miss her very much.