Mrs. Italean Gamble Hudson

Italean Gamble Hudson – West Columbia – Funeral services for Italean G. Hudson, 87, of West Columbia, will be held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at the Chapel of Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington, 4720 Augusta Road, Lexington. Pastor Steve Allen will officiate. Interment will follow the service in Woodridge Memorial Park in Lexington. The family will greet friends from 12:00 – 1:00 PM Tuesday, prior to the service at the funeral home.

Mrs. Hudson passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018, one day shy of her 88th birthday. Born in Turbeville, SC, she was a daughter of the late David Chalmers Gamble and Mary Kinney Gamble. She was a devoted wife and Mama, setting a great example of the importance of family and creating a Christian home. Her great joys were spending time with family and cooking for and feeding her family and friends. Her kitchen was always open for anyone. She and her husband Thomas were lifetime members of Northside Baptist Church.

Italean is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Thomas Archie Hudson; daughters, Sherry McKinney (Danny) of West Columbia, Cindy Crowe (George) of West Columbia; son, Dean Hudson (Monica) of Plano, TX; daughter, Becky Dangerfield (Randy), of Cayce; 9 grandchildren, Jennifer Pittman, Danny McKinney (Alexis), George Crowe (Amber), Jason Crowe (Heather), Emilie Leidy (Jake), Hanna Hudson, Sara Hudson, Corey Dangerfield (Krista), Lindsey Speake (Jason); 9 great-grandchildren, Savanna and Caroline Pittman, Colt and Livia McKinney, Bailey and Brice Crowe, Piper and Wilder Dangerfield and Annabelle Speake; sisters, Kate Kirby of Cades, SC, Blanche Odom of Alcolu, SC, and a large and loving extended family. In addition to her parents, Italean was predeceased by her brothers, Frank Gamble, Goodman Gamble and Bill Gamble; sisters, Azilea Plowden, Levina Gamble and Jeanette Atkinson.

The family would like to thank Laura Cochran, Jessica Huey and Brooke Huey for their loving care and compassion for our Mama. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.