Charles "Charlie" Edward Hudson

Charles Edward (Charlie) Hudson, 69, of Merryville, LA, passed from this life on February 23, 2017.

A devout Christian who was proud to have served his country, he loved deeply and lived life fully.  He never met a stranger and cherished the moments he had with his family and friends.  He was honored to serve his community as Mayor and School Board Member.


Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Myrtis Hudson of Merryville, LA; son, Charles Hudson, Jr. & Jana of Ragley, LA; daughters, Tara Hudson of Sheridan, AR, Gina McDaniel of Benton, AR and Kimberly Cline & Jason of Lumberton, TX; brother, Troy Hudson & Rita of Merryville, LA; sisters, Betty Merchant of Brewton, AL and Marion Leonard of Grove Hill, AL; grandchildren, Allen, Abby, Noah, Kennedy, Dakota, Ryleigh, Hallie, Kenadie, Lincoln, Aaron, Zachary, Mathew and Sara; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Madeline and Chase; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Inez Hudson; brothers, Clarence Hudson, Arthur Hudson, Anthony Hudson and Terry Hudson; and one sister, Linda Ann Anthony.


Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 4:00PM-8:00PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home, in DeRidder, LA. A rosary will be prayed at 7:00PM by Glen Bertrand during this visitation time. The service will be held Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 2:00PM at Merryville High School Gymnasium, in Merryville, LA. Officiating the service will be David Free.  Pallbearers will be Mark Dennis, Mike Dennis, Gary Dennis, Timmy Hudson, Tee Hudson and Mann Hudson. Honorary pallbearers will be Devon Perkins and Eric Perkins.  Burial will follow at Merryville Cemetery in Merryville, LA. Per request by family, feel free to wear Maroon to the service.

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