Linda May Bowen Hudson

Funeral service for Linda May Bowen Hudson, 72, Lawrence will be held 10:00 AM, Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. She died October 13, 2018 at her home.

Linda was born on March 20, 1946 in Lawrence, Kansas the daughter of Charles Ruben and Marjorie Faye (Christian) Bowen.

She married Harold “Eddie” Hudson on January 18, 1963 in Lecompton, Kansas and they were married for 48 years.

She was a graduate of Lawrence High School and was a nurse at Lawrence Memorial Hospital for over 14 years.

She had a passion for Gardening, animals and the casino.

Survivors include her daughter, Michelle Williams, (Gary) Perry; son, Harold “Butch” Hudson III (Christy), Kansas City, Missouri; sister, Marjorie LaFrenz (Cliff); brother, Charlie Bowen (Joyce). She had four grandchildren, Cole Fowler (Crystal), Tyler Williams, Bowen and Dylan Hudson; one great-granddaughter, Lilly Fowler and her furry companion Lucy. She was preceded in death by her sister, Lois June Johnson.

The family will greet friends from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Lawrence Humane Society and may be sent in care of the mortuary.

6 Condolences

  1. Rick and Lorie Sawyer on October 14, 2018 at 7:12 pm

    Such a beautiful picture of Aunt Linda! So many memories and oh, the stories she could tell…we would all be laughing with tears streaming down our faces! She was such an angel for my Mom and Dad during my Mom’s illness. She will forever be in our hearts and the memories of my folks playing cards with Aunt Linda and Uncle Eddie on a Friday or Saturday night are priceless!! Aunt Linda….you can rest now and no longer struggle… Michelle, Butch and families…. we love you and are praying for peace and strength for all of you!

  2. Loma Gregg on October 14, 2018 at 9:24 pm

    My prayers are with all the family, we Shared a lot of good times, the once a Month Wa Hoo Parties when we Lived in Lecompton, the times we all would go out to the Nights of Columbus and Listen to Arnie and his Band, and Linda would always keep you laughing. When she convinced me to take care of their Bird Aggie, only for a few weeks only turned out almost 2 years. We always laughed about that.Linda was some one who could always make you Smile .She will be Missed hold onto all the Wonderful Memories that She has Left you with they are the golden threads of Gold tied to your Heart that will help you through this rough times. Will be keeping you in my prayers and in my Heart. Rest in peace Linda. Your Friend. Loma

  3. Ila Andersen-Russell on October 15, 2018 at 12:47 pm

    Linda was a great mentor for me as a young adult – kept me out of a lot of trouble with my parent (Andy and Anna Andersen). She will be missed by so many she touched. My sympathies to all the family and extended family and friends of hers. She was one of a kind.

  4. Maelyne Rider Schultz, Billings, MT on October 15, 2018 at 3:09 pm

    So sorry to hear of Linda’s passing. We were classmates for quite a few years in the Lawrence Public Schools. Please accept my condolences.

  5. Vicki on October 15, 2018 at 9:35 pm

    Michelle, Butch and family,
    So Sorry for your loss, your mom was a very Sweet lady. Your in our thoughts and prayers
    John & Vicki Goff-Miller
    & Family

  6. Cammie Garrison on October 18, 2018 at 7:55 pm

    My deepest sympathy, Michelle and family. From an old classmate Cammie Mische Garrison

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