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A funeral service to celebrate the life of Dorene Hartsell Hudson, 82, of Camden, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, today, April 5, 2016 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church. Rev. Steve Patterson will officiate. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Monday, April 4, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Hudson’s memory to Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.

Dorene Hartsell Hudson, widow of Thomas Ted Hudson, died Saturday, April 2, 2016. She was born in Buffalo, NY, the daughter of the late Murton Harry Hartsell and Violet Booker Hartsell. Mrs. Hudson was a member of Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church and the Wimberly Sunday school class. She was a retired office manager for Dr. Biggins and was an avid bridge player.

Mrs. Hudson is survived by her children, Debra Hudgins (Ray) of Atlanta, GA, Colonel (R) Wayne Hudson (Donna) of Woodbridge, VA, Tim Hudson (Kim) of Camden, SC and Murton J. Hudson (Ashley) of Summerville, SC; grandchildren, Jeffrey, Ryan and Randy Hudgins, Captain Sean Hudson (Lauren) and Megan Hudson, Creighton and Madison Hudson, Courtney Fratus (Nicholas) and Cameron Hudson; great-grandchildren, Bennett Hudson, Isla Hudson, London Lovelace and Charlotte Fratus; sisters, Shirley Anderson Kirby of Concord, NH and Bernice Keelins (Francis) of Landenberg, PA.

Besides her parents and husband, Mrs. Hudson was predeceased by her brother, Lt. Col. (R) Monte W. Hartsell.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.

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