Mattie McDowell Hudson Jenkins, 88, born Aug. 6, 1925, the last surviving child of the late Russell and Alma Padgett Hudson of Cynthiana, died Monday, Nov. 25, 2103 at Cedar Ridge Health Campus where she had been a resident for the past three years.
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She was preceded in death by her older brothers Russell, Bill and Roy Hudson and two younger sisters, Bonnie Jean Adams and Betty Louise Barnes.
Survivors include: daughters, Betty Lou Jenkins and Marsha Moses and husband, Steve, Cynthiana; two grandchildren, Dr. Stephen A. Moses and wife, Cassie, Cynthiana and Emily B. Moses, Frankfort and Tim Mandell, Lexington; three grandchildren, Riley Isabel, Lily Emerson and Bailey Harper Moses whom she loved beyond measure; two sisters-in-law, Ruth McNabb and Elizabeth Jenkins; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. at Ware Funeral Home by Pastor Roger Crouse. A private burial will be at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers and because Mattie loved good food and didn't like to think of anyone going hungry, the family asks that you please make contributions in her name to the Harrison County Food Pantry, c/o Margaret Watson, 204 Shimfessel Court, Cynthiana, KY 41031.
Ware Funeral Home
846 U.S. Highway 27 North
Cynthiana, KY 41031
Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Nov. 28, 2013