Gene Hudson was born Aug. 12, 1963 in Talahina to Lloyd and Barbara Hudson and died April 18, 2017 in Henryetta. He was raised in the Kiamichi Mountain area.
Gene was preceeded in death by his parents, brother Horatio Gonzalez, sister-in-law Teri Crawford, and father-in-law Harold Henry.
Gene was a member of the Dewar First Baptist Church as well as the North Columbia Baptist Church of Columbia, MS. He worked for the Henryetta Housing Authority as maintenance supervisor
Gene is survived by his wife, Lorri Henry Hudson and son Ryder, of the home; mother-in-law, Billie Henry of Checotah;  three daughters: Kandis Hudson McDonald of Valliant, Misty Hulse, and Kelsey Wright and husband Anthony of Morris; three additional sons: Micah Hudson of Idabel, Cody Erickson of Norman, and Keifer Williams and wife Katelyn of Checotah; as well as several grandchildren; sisters: Sallie Madina and husband Leo of Batesville, Ark., Annette Turner of Wickes, Ark., and Nina Ahmed of DeQueen, Ark.; brothers: Valentin Gonzalez of Batesville and Greg Hudson of Henryetta; sisters-in-law: Cheri Vaughn and husband Howard of Weleetka, Merri Williams and husband Chris of Checotah, Kari Huwlett and husband Kevin of Preston, and brothers-in-law Dusty Chancey of Graham and Rodney Crawford of Weleetka.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 22, 2017 at the Dewar First Baptist Church with Rev. Ryan Wells officiating. Interment will follow at the New Sonora Cemetery under the direction of the Rogers Funeral Home.