Hudson, Joan Marie Joan Marie Hudson, age 59, of Carrollton, Texas, passed away July 5, 2014. She was born September 9, 1954, in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, to Cleasel Brooks Jr. and Betty (Buford) Brooks. On September 3, 1977, Joan married Jimmy Hudson in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was a member of North Dallas Community Bible Fellowship. She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Hudson of Carrollton, Texas; son, Jimmy Hudson, Jr. of Carrollton, Texas; daughter, Taylor Hudson, also of Carrollton, Texas; step-daughter, Jaha Thomas of Lansing, Michigan; parents, James and Betty Grant of Okmulgee, Oklahoma; sisters, June M. Brooks-Powell of Fresno, California, Angela Davis and husband James of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; brothers, Warren Hurd of Beaumont, California, Edward Grant, Jimmy Grant and Steven Grant all of Okmulgee, Oklahoma; numerous nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends. Joan is preceded in death by her son, Jarrin Hudson and sisters, Nellie Cullom and Janice Webb. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Keller Springs Baptist Church, 3227 Keller Springs Road, Carrollton, Texas. Interment will follow at Pecan Grove Cemetery in McKinney, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation being held from 7:00 pm until 9:00 pm, Friday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas.
Published in Dallas Morning News on July 10, 2014