Hudson, Gayle Rollins

Worked At TVA For 36 Years

Saturday, May 26, 2018
Gayle Hudson
Gayle Hudson

Gayle Rollins Hudson, 78, of Chattanooga died on May 25, 2018. 

She was a graduate of Central High School and attended the University of Chattanooga. She was retired from the Tennessee Valley Authority after 36 years. She worked as a budget officer in the Division of Fossil and Hydro. She was a devoted member of the First Centenary United Methodist Church and the Morgan Sunday School Class.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Norman and Opal Rollins, and a sister, Mrs. June (Jesse) Tant.

Survivors include her husband of 33 years, Bob Hudson, brothers, Norman (Linda) Rollins, Jr. and Roger (Tricia) Rollins, stepsons, Tim Hudson and Tony (Kathryn) Hudson, and a stepdaughter, Mrs. Tammy (Scott ) Crabtree.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, at First Centenary United Methodist Church with Dr. David Harr officiating.  Interment will follow the services at Lakewood Memory Gardens West. 

Family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday, May 29, from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home and from noon until time of service on Wednesday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 7625 Hamilton Park Dr., Suite 22, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421 or to the Molly Sasse French Choir Endowment fund, First Centenary United Methodist Church, 419 McCallie Ave. P O. Box 208, Chattanooga, Tn. 37402.

Please share your memories of Gayle with the family at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.

Arrangements are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 404 S. Moore Road, East Ridge, Tn. 37421.



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