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Spirits of the past

In the 1920s and 1930s, if you lived in Franklin County, most likely you were in involved in the county’s biggest industry — making illegal whiskey or moonshine.

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12 runners, 208 miles, 36 hours, no sleep

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Lucky Lee Hudson

SoVaNow.com / December 13, 2012
Lucky Lee Hudson of 1019 Black Walnut Church Road, Alton, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 at the age of 56.

He was born in Halifax County on Aug. 28, 1956 to the late David E. Hudson Sr. and the late Janie Susan Lowery Hudson. He was a former painter at ABB. Mr. Hudson was of the Methodist faith and was an avid horseback rider.

Survivors include two sons, George Hudson and wife, Kim of Alton and “Scooter” Thomas Hudson and wife, Kristin of South Boston; three sisters, Louise East of King, N.C., Anne Wilkerson and husband, Billy of South Boston, and Gayle Hammock of South Boston; a brother, David E. Hudson, Jr. and wife, Cindy of South Boston; four grandchildren, Hailey Jade Hudson, Anthony Dale Hudson, Jasmine Janae Hudson and Jace Lee Hudson; and special friends, Debbie Johnson and Hilton Lamm. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Larry Hudson and Emmett Whitt.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. at Shady Grove United Methodist Cemetery with Rev. George Gorman officiating.

The family will receive friends at Brooks Funeral Home on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 7-8:30 p.m. and at other times at the home of Anne and Billy Wilkerson, 8191 Philpott Road, South Boston, VA.
The family requests that those wishing to give memorials please consider the Cluster Springs Vol. Fire Dept., PO Box 110, Cluster Springs, VA 24535.

Online condolences may be made at http://www.brooksfhinc.com

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