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Obituary - Rita Hudgens




Funeral services for Rita Ann Potter Hudgens, age 65, of Franklin, TN will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 31, 2018, in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Julian Goodpaster officiating. Burial will follow at Rosebank Cemetery. Mrs. Hudgens passed from this life Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Tennova Healthcare-Shelbyville after an extended illness.

Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until service time Thursday at the funeral home.

Rita Ann Hudgens was born October 16, 1952 in Morristown, TN to the late Ralph and Juanita Drinnon Potter.
She worked as an office manager for her husband’s business (Middle Tennessee Comfort) for many years. She was a Tennessee Walking Horse enthusiast, having won several championships in the amateur owners classes, including the 2-year-old and 3-year-old filly classes, 2-year-old and 3-year-old futurity classes, and the 3-year-old stake class. She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include: loving husband of 48 years, Frank W. Hudgens; sons, Gregory (Beth) Allen of Shelbyville and Wesley (Dana) Hudgens of Lebanon; grandchildren, Tyler Allen, Maddox, and Hayden Hudgens; sister, Sandra Potter and brother, Jimmy Potter, both of Morristown.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 201 West Lincoln St., Tullahoma, TN 37388.
Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.

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