Retha Carol Hudson
Retha Carol Hudson
  • September 29, 1954 - August 24, 2017
  • Vinton, Louisiana

Share This Obituary

Retha Carol Hudson, age 62, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 24, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.

Retha worked for Conoco for over 24 years as an Information Coordinator. She was a master gardener. She also enjoyed heirloom sewing, quilting, cooking, and fishing. Retha was known to have a keene sense of humor, to be very nurturing, and won the hearts of many. Anyone who knew her knew her selfless nature. She cared for family and friends in their time of need. Retha was a loving wife, mother, maw maw, sister, and friend who will be greatly missed. Her hands were rarely still and her kitchen was never closed.

Those left behind to cherish her memory are her husband of 45 years, Robert "Poss" Hudson of Vinton; son, Robert "Sam" Hudson and Shannon Hanson of Vinton; daughter, Rachelle Hudson and husband, Caleb Jeffers of Vinton, La; four grandchildren, Sonny, Lexi, Alyse, and Chloe'; brothers, Mike Pinder and wife, Linda of Starks; and Kenneth Pinder and wife, Cheryl of Starks; sisters, Desta Robinson and husband, Rusty of Vinton; Donna Edmonds and husband, Jeff of Burnet, Texas; and Carla Brown and husband, Steve of Orange, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Ozro Pinder , mother, Bythia Phillips, a brother, Clayborn Pinder, and grandmother, Ferbia Smith Phllips.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Gambrell Baptist Church in Starks. The Rev. Damon Bickham will officiate. Burial will follow in Smith Cemetery in Starks. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Monday at Hixson Funeral Home in Vinton. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at