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Thursday, August 21, 2014

1949 :: Death of Mrs. Emma York Hudson

Funeral services for Mrs. Emma York Hudson, 88, an early resident of Highland Park, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Sparkman-Brand Chapel, 2115 Ross. Dr. Marshall Steel will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery. A native of Alabama, Mrs. Hudson was brought to Texas by her family when she was still in her teens. They settled in Rockdale, Milam County. She was married there and later lived in San Angelo. She moved to Dallas thirty-five years ago. Her husband, the late J. Sid Hudson, was manager for the George P. Ide Company, shirt manufacturers who were on Commerce Street for many years. Mrs. Hudson and her husband were among the first to move to Highland Park when the development was opened. Her home was at 3715 Gillon. Later, she moved to 322 East Tenth, where she died Friday. She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Burt C. Blanton; a sister, Miss Jennie Lynne York; a granddaughter, Mrs. Jeanne Freeman, and a great-grandson, all of Dallas. Dallas Morning News, August 21, 1949

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