Mrs. Molly Laverne Hudson, 83, of Brighton, passed away on the evening of October 11, 2019 at home surrounded by her family. Mrs. Hudson was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church in Brighton.

Mrs. Hudson is survived by her husband, Mr. Harold Hudson of Brighton; her daughters, Patsy Hatfield of Covington, Darlene Long (John) of Granville, Tenn.  and Carol Smith of Brighton; her son, Ricky Downing (Christy) of Brighton; her siblings, Ruby Reynolds, Desmond Joy, and John Joy; 12  grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Hudson was preceded in death by her sons, Michael Dawson and Steven Downing; her siblings, Donald Joy, Betty Joy and Jeanette Hamblin and by her parents, John Alvin and Josie Bell Joy.

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Visitation for Mrs. Hudson was held on Monday night, Oct. 14, from 5- 8 p.m. at the Maley-Yarbrough Chapel. Funeral services took  place on Tuesday at noon. Interment followed in Covington Memorial Gardens.

The family has requested memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society.