Carole Elaine Hudson
Elaine Hudson, 59, of Holt, Missouri, passed away December 1, 2011 at her home. An Old Fashioned Irish Wake will be held from 3-10 pm Friday, December 16, 2011 at the American Legion, 2607 NE 92nd Highway, Smithville, MO (approximately 2 miles East of Smithville). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Elaine’s name to Toys for Tots, http://www.toysfortots.org/donate/tribute-donation.asp.
Elaine was known as “The Witch of the Woods” for the haunted house she hosted for younger children at her home the past 15 years. In addition to her love for children, especially her ten grandchildren, she enjoyed dabbling in genealogy. Elaine worked in the educational field for more than 35 years, with her last employment being at Paris II Educational Center.
Elaine is survived by her husband, Bill, daughter Karen Combs, three sons, Devon, Parrish and Adam Hudson, ten grandchildren; Taylor, Donald, Cody, Mia, Brittany, Savannah, Dragan, Lucien, Xanthe and Jaz, two brothers, Michael and Steven Rider and two sisters, Brenda Quackenbush and Debra Smith. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.CremationCenterKC.com.