|Birth: ||Apr. 18, 1935|
|Death: ||Aug. 4, 2009|
Ida Cason Callaway married May 1, 1955 Dr. Charles Daugherty Hudson son of J. D. Hudson (b. November 25, 1882 near Louise, Troup Co., GA - d. September 28, 1965 La Grange) and Mary Jane "Janie" Hill (b. September 9, 1890 Greenville, Meriwether Co., GA - d. January 20, 1982 La Grange) daughter of Burwell Obadiah Hill (b. August 17, 1856 Knoxville, Crawford Co., GA - d. August 4, 1918 of Coweta Co., GA) and Laura Ellen Pinson (b. August 26, 1858 Coweta Co., GA - d. March 22, 1915). Ida was educated in the La Grange public schools and Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of La Grange and served as trustee of the Fuller Earle Callaway Foundation, the Callaway Foundation and was an advisor to the Advisory Board of Hills and Dales Estate.
Ida C. Hudson
from: The LaGrange Daily News online, @http://lagrangenews.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Ida+C-+Hudson%20&id=3095958:
Mrs. Ida C. Hudson, age 74, of LaGrange, died Tuesday, August 4, 2009, at the West Georgia Medical Center.
Mrs. Hudson was born April 18, 1935 in LaGrange the daughter of Fuller E. Callaway, Jr. and Alice Hand Callaway. Mrs. Hudson graduated from Mt. Vernon Seminary in Washington, D.C. and attended Stephens College in Columbia, MO. She married Charles D. Hudson on May 1, 1955.
Mrs. Hudson was a member of the First Baptist Church on the Square where she was a former Sunday school teacher with the youth department. She was a 1976 recipient of the Georgia Association for Children with learning Disabilities Distinguished Service Award and was the first person outside of Atlanta to receive the honor. Mrs. Hudson initiated the writing of a proposal from the school system to provide learning disability resource rooms and was influential in bringing about the writing of a special handbook on learning disabled children for teachers and the creation of 10 TV films which demonstrated techniques for a teacher to employ in learning disability programs. She was the Chairman of Charitable Services, Inc. and was a former member of the Fuller E. Callaway Foundation and Callaway Foundation, Inc.
Mrs. Hudson is survived by her husband, Charles D. Hudson of LaGrange; three daughters, Jane Alice Craig and Ida Russell, both of LaGrange, and Ellen Harris of Franklin; a son, Charles D. Hudson, Jr. of LaGrange; 11 grandchildren: David Cauble, Charlie Cauble, Meredith Craig, Sam Craig, Robert Harris, Chase Hudson, Mary Ellen Hudson, Thomas Hudson, Florence Hudson, Henry Hughes, and Fred Hughes; and 2 great-grandchildren, Zimri Cauble and Cason Cauble.
A private graveside funeral service will be held Thursday at the Callaway Family Cemetery in LaGrange. Dr. Paul Baxter and David Zimri Cauble, IV will officiate.
The family will have a visitation Wednesday from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Hills and Dales Visitors Center.
Flowers are appreciated, but those so desiring may contribute to a favorite charity in memory of Mrs. Hudson.
Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636 www.striffler-hamby.com
Fuller Earle Callaway (1907 - 1992)
Alice Hinman Hand Callaway (1912 - 1998)
Charles Daugherty Hudson (1927 - 2012)
Fuller Earle Callaway (1931 - 1971)*
Ida Cason Callaway Hudson (1935 - 2009)
Callaway Family Cemetery
Maintained by: Samuel Taylor Geer
Originally Created by: David Woody
Record added: Aug 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40542522
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Added: Aug. 11, 2009