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Avonell Z. Hudgins

February 9, 1924 May 22, 2019
Avonell Z. Hudgins
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Avonell (Nell) Z. Hudgins, age 95, met her Savior on May 22, 2019. Mrs. Hudgins was born on February 9, 1924 in Opp, Alabama, the youngest of seven children, to the late Gertrude and Wiley Zuber.

After graduating from Straughn High School in Andalusia, Alabama in 1942, Nell attended Alabama State College for Women in Montevallo, Alabama. After one year at Montevallo, she moved to East Point, Georgia, where she went to work first at King Hardware, then Cluett Peabody. In 1950 Nell started at Ford Motor Company in Hapeville, Georgia, where in 1973 she was promoted to the position as the first female line supervisor in all of Ford Motor Company.

In 1951, Nell married Raymond Brook and had one child, Gregory Scott Brook in 1952. Raymond passed away in 1969. She then married Hugh Hudgins in 1975. Nell and Hugh were very active at Christ’s Church at Whitewater from its inception and was acting coordinator of the kitchen and served on the grief ministry. She and Hugh served over 20 years in the Pacesetters Civitan Club, including two terms as the Lt. Governor and three terms as President and one term in the Athens area.

Nell loved her God, her family, her church, her friends and her dog Sophie.

Nell is preceded in death by her parents, her siblings, both husbands and five of her step-children. She is survived by her son, Scott Brook and daughter-in-law, Kathe Brook; step-daughters, Katurah Driskil and Dawn Rampley; step-sons Bill Brook, John Hudgins and Mark Hudgins; granddaughters, Ashley Brook and Hannah Brook New (Danny); great grandson, Charles Scott New; and numerous beloved nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Christ’s Church at Whitewater, with Pastor Stephen Carpenter and Pastor Paul Leslie officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday evening, May 28, 2019 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville, GA.

In lieu of flowers, the family lovingly requests donations in Nell’s memory to Christ’s Church at Whitewater, Fayetteville, GA,

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6:00 PM 5/28/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/28/2019 8:00:00 PM
Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville

180 N Jeff Davis Drive
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home - Fayetteville
180 N Jeff Davis Drive Fayetteville 30214 GA
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11:00 AM 5/29/2019 11:00:00 AM
Christ Church at Whitewater

1577 Highway 85 South
Fayetteville, GA 30215

Christ Church at Whitewater
1577 Highway 85 South Fayetteville 30215 GA
United States

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