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Joan Rudd

Joan Rudd

Posted: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 2:47 pm

The Messenger, May 15, 2012
Joan Rudd, 68, of Hornbeak died 2:15 a.m. May 15, 2012, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Karen and Darren Ray of Union City.
Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Troy First Baptist Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. Jerry Leggett and Dr. Vann Kissell officiating. Burial will follow there at Terrace Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at  Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home 5-8 p.m. Wednesday and at the church from noon until the hour of services Thursday.
Pallbearers will be Shaun Bailey, Kyle Bailey, Cameron Bailey, Jeremy Northam, Adrian Lattus, Ryan Matheny, Reed Matheny, Dustin Ray, Walker Miller, Patrick Pentergast, Montana Powell, Brian Stacks and Lane Johnson.
The family requests that memorials be made to Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, 901 E St. Northwest, Suite 405, Washington, DC 20004; or the American Cancer Society.
She was born April 28, 1944, in Michigan, daughter of the late Milton Reed and the late Esta Lee (Fraley) Reed Parkerson. She married David Matheny May 5, 1963. He died May 27, 1973. She married Clyde Rudd Sept. 20, 1974. He died Sept. 1, 2011. She was a former daycare operator and a homemaker.
She is also survived by six other daughters and sons-in-law, Kristi and Travis Johnson and Shelby and Jerry Bailey, all of Troy, Tremenda and Butch Dillon of Hutchinson, Kan., Brenda and Mark Adams of Sedalia, Ky., and Patricia and Bill Mathis and Betty Rudd, all of Montalba, Texas; two sons and her daughter-in-law, Rick and Dianne Matheny of Cedar Grove and Tim Rudd of Union City; four brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim and Pam Reed of Bellevue, Neb., Don and Jerrie Reed of Southaven, Miss., Gerald Reed of Samburg and Glen and Wanda Reed of Union City; several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Shirley and Dalton Moran of Union City, Carolyn and Jerry Grady of Troy, Doris Vaughn of Union City and Charles Reedy of Michigan; 19 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her stepfather, Nath Parkerson.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com

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