MAIDEN Dorothy "Dot" Benton Hudson, 91, of Maiden passed away Friday, April 12, 2019, at Carolina Caring of Sherrills Ford. She was born Dec. 25, 1927, in Burke County to the late John and Florence Lane Benton. Dorothy was a member of Memorial United Church of Christ in Maiden. She enjoyed dancing, spending time with friends and reading. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Warren Hudson; brother, Furman Benton and sister, Betty Sue Benton. Those left to cherish her memory are nieces, Sundee Dianne Southers and husband, Danny, of Newton, Pam Snyder and husband, Allen, of Bakersville; and nephews, Derek Robinson of Hickory, John Benton and wife, Julie, of South Carolina. A service to celebrate Dorothy's life will be held today, Sunday, April 14, at 4:30 p.m., at Memorial United Church of Christ in Maiden. The Rev. Ronnie Parker will officiate. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery in Morganton. The family will receive friends today, Sunday, April 14, from 3 to 4:15 p.m., at United Memorial Church of Christ, prior to the service. Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring of Robinson Road, 3975 Robinson Rd., Newton, NC 28658; or Memorial United Church of Christ, 201 East Main St., Maiden NC 28650. Condolences may be sent to the Hudson family at www.bennettfuneralservice.com. The Hudson family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Conover, 828-465-2111.

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