Clara Dudley
1929 - 2017
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Clara Chandler Dudley was born November 26, 1929 in Egypt, MS. She was the fourth of six children. She married the love of her life Alfred Dudley Sr. and to this union 8 children were born. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church for 68 years. Clara obtained her Bachelor's degree from Indiana University Northwest and her Master's degree from Purdue University Northwest. She taught in the Gary School System for over 30 years until she retired in 2006. Preceded in death by her husband Alfred Dudley, 3 brothers Abraham, Ellis and Alexander Chandler and sister Thelma Ewing. Clara leaves to cherish her loving memory: 2 daughters Glenda and Cassandra Dudley. 2 sons Harold and Alfred (Brenda) Dudley. 1 sister Inez Chandler; 3 sisters-in-law Mary Dudley, Geraldine Chandler and Josephine Chandler; 9 grandchildren Alisha (Darnell) Gaffney Sr., Damien (Sherita) Jackson, Whitney Edwards, Jalese Dudley, Dontrell Roach, Brandon Wright, Donald Dudley, Barbara Dudley and Samuel Dudley; 8 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, church family and friends. *PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN SERVICE. Visitation Friday, November 10, 2017 from 12 to 8:00p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Family Hour Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 10 to 11:00 a.m. with funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church, 1831 Virginia St. Rev. Dwight Gardner officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.

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Published in Post-Tribune from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10, 2017.
09:00 - 11:00 AM
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February 7, 2018
Loving and Missing my granny
Alisha Gaffney
November 15, 2017
She was my second grade teacher at Webster and she also kept me in line a definition of a strong woman
Tiffani Woods
November 15, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Alma Stubblefield
November 11, 2017
May our Lord Jesus Christ and God our Father comfort your hearts and make you firm. 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17.
My sincere sympathy.
November 10, 2017
Night night, Little Mamma.

November 10, 2017
Glenda Dudley and the Chandler family.
I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you as you process through this difficult time. May God grant you strength, peace and comfort now and in the days to come.
Debrah Smith daniel
November 10, 2017
Please accept my heartfelt sympathy for the lost of your beloved mother, grandmother and sister. May you find comfort in prayers and God"s written words. PSALMS 119 verse 76.SINCERELY YOURS.
November 10, 2017
My prayers and thoughts to the Dudley Family. Not only did I grow up with the Dudley Family and Carolyn being one of my childhood friends, but I also had the pleasure of working with Mrs. Dudley who was always a sweet spirited person. May God's comfort and peace always be with you.
Enez Hardin-Grice
November 10, 2017
Mrs. Dudley strong quiet the definitive definition of love and family...GOD bless
Ronnie Vickerstaff
November 9, 2017
I was sorry to hear of the passing of Mother Dudley! She was always kind to everyone she came in contact with! She will be missed! Glenda and all of you took good care of her! Praying for strength for all of you! Love you all!
Julia (Onion) Rogers
November 9, 2017
Crystal Dupree
November 8, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family .
Dee-Dee Eaves-Jones
November 8, 2017
*A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again. ~Maya Angelou
May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time.
Robert Muersch
November 8, 2017
My prayers and love are with you all, my family! I am here for you if you need me.
Kimberly Morton
November 8, 2017
Heartfelt sympathies to the family of Clara Dudley. Mrs. Dudley was a sweetheart of a person and she always had a loving and warm smile ready to greet you. To most, she was like a second mother ... smart, funny and had the best stories. Her words of wisdom and funny stories will stay with me always. Sending our love to the family and keeping you closer in our hearts.
Cheryl and Percy Jones
November 8, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Phyllis Lee- Pierre and family
November 8, 2017
My deepest condolences to the Dudley Family for the loss of your mom. She was a beautiful lady who treated us all like family on our block growing up on Rhode Island street. Those are some fond memories when we lived by the words that it takes a village to raise a child she was always there for the whole neighborhood. Thanks Mrs D .. we appreciate the love you showed us all..
Rest in Heaven
Albert Clark
November 8, 2017
My deepest sympathies for your loss, May the God of all comfort bring your family peace . Romans 12:12
November 8, 2017
Words Cannot Express The Feelings I Have For Mrs. Dudley.A Beautiful Person Inside And Out , A Pure Soul . Take Your Rest.
Percy E. Jones, Jr
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