Betty Jo Hudson, 75, of Conway, passed away Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, at Conway Regional Health System.  

She was born March 21, 1935, in Eldon, Mo., to the late Joseph R. and Audra Opal (Cotten) Watt.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Conway. Betty was geneologist/president of the Hudson Family Association; this was her lifelong hobby. She was a graduate of Eldon High School in Eldon, Mo., and Drury College in Springfield, Mo., with a bachelor’s degree; and Jackson State University with a master’s degree in education. Betty was a school teacher for more than 20 years.

She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Adonnis S. Hudson; sons, Stephen and wife Amy of Conway, Joseph and wife Kate of Birmingham, Ala., and Richard of Conway; sisters, Martha, Barbara and Jane; and four grandchildren, Conner, Cameron, Amy and Abbey.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Wednesday at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway, with burial following at Crestlawn Memoral Park in Conway.  

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. 

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