Jesse "Willard" Hudson, 65, of Cherokee Village died Nov. 5, 2005, at his residence in Cherokee Village.
He was owner and operator of a vending company for over 40 years in Greenwood, Miss., and the southern states and was a member of Cherokee Village United Methodist Church.
He was the son of the late Stacey Hudson and the late Alma Hester Hudson.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Trish Irvin Hudson; two daughters, Lisa Sartori of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Angelia Hayes of Saint Louis, Mo.; three sisters, Gracie Mae Padgett of Andalusia, Ala., Joy Vinson of Birmingham, Ala., and Betty Gomillion of McKenzie, Ala.; two brothers, Lobie Hudson of Greenville, Ala., and Rex Hudson of Hope Hull, Ala.
A memorial service was held Nov. 7 at Cherokee Village United Methodist Church with Rev. Bob and Kay Burton officiating.
Interment was in the Cherokee Village Methodist Columbarium.
Arrangements were under the direction of Heath Oak Hill Chapel of Hardy.
Memorials may be made to Cherokee Village United Methodist Church or to the American Cancer Society.