Janie Hudson Boydston Womble, 82, of Batesville, MS, was called to be with the Lord on November 28, 2017.
She was born on June 15, 1935 in Tillatoba, MS, to Catherine Cook Hudson and William Frank Hudson. Janie was married to James G. “Jim” Boydston for 34 years, residing in Walls, MS from 1961 until Jim’s death in 1991. She was employed with General Motors in Memphis, TN, serving as staff analyst-business management for 26 years, until her retirement in 1992. Janie loved the Lord and gave her life to Jesus as a young girl at Tillatoba. She was a lifelong member of Tillatoba Baptist Church where she attended regularly until she began having health problems.
Janie is survived by her loving family, which includes her brother, Frank Hudson of Clinton, MS; nephews, Wayne Hudson of Marietta, GA and Bill Boydston; nieces, Alicia Hudson Parkman of Clinton, MS, Anita Boydston Chapman, Marilyn Boydston Rotenberry and Suzanne Talbot. She is preceded in passing by her husband, Jim Boydston and nephew Dean Hudson.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017 in the Chapel of Dickins Funeral Home in Batesville, MS. Visitation will be held from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home on Friday, December 1, 2017. Burial will follow at Union Cemetery in Tillatoba, MS.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Union Cemetery Fund, Tillatoba Baptist Church, PO Box 101, Tillatoba, MS 38961. Dickins Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.