LA GRANGE -- Bedie Anne Dawson Hudson, 73, died Tuesday, January 28, 2014, at Vidant Service League Inpatient Hospice in Greenville. A memorial service will be conducted on Sunday, February 2 at 2 p.m. at Rouse Funeral Home in La Grange. Born September 18, 1940, to Leslie DeWitt Dawson and Claribel Becton Dawson, Bedie spent her early and later years on her beloved family farm at Falling Creek in La Grange, N.C. Bedie's occupation was a bookkeeper. She worked with numerous businesses including the Greenville Country Club, Garner Wholesale and Wal-Mart. She enjoyed many hours doing cross stitch, crocheting, going to thrift stores and flea markets searching for treasures, reading and gardening. Her many creations and finds decorated her home. Her family and friends received many of these as gifts and will treasure them in her memory. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Kaye Dawson Warren; and a son, Joseph Allen Lockamy. She is survived by a sister, Martha Raye Boswell and her husband, the Reverend Dr. Bill R. Boswell; her children, Kim L. Sparks and husband Steve, and Andy Lockamy and wife Patricia; grandchildren, Joseph Sparks and fiancé Alyson West, Adam Sparks, Courtney Varnadoe and husband Nate, Michael Lockamy, and Erin Lockamy; great-granddaughter Lillia Varnadoe; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial contributions may be made to the Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice, 920 Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834. Online condolences may be sent to wilkersonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are by Wilkerson Funeral Home. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com. (Paid obituary)
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Published in Free Press from Jan. 31 to Feb. 3, 2014