Velma Marie Hudson

November 15, 1952 ~ April 27, 2020 (age 67)


           Velma Marie Hudson, 67, a resident of Davenport, died April 27, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport.

            Due to the current health crisis, Velma’s service will be livestreamed at 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2020. You can view this by clicking the link on the bottom of this page, which will be available approximately at 12:30 p.m.

          Velma was born November 15, 1952 in Augusta, Arkansas the daughter of Albert and Carrie Lee (Parrish) Coats.

          Velma enjoyed watching soap operas, cooking, and listening to music. She enjoyed looking out the window, being nosy, and gossiping. Velma cherished her time spent with her family.

          Those left to honor her memory include her children, Rita (James) Grant, Volante (Michael Joyner) Hudson, and Roscoe Hudson, Jr., all of Davenport; 19 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren; siblings, Leella (Michael) Westerfield, Alma Westerfield, Lavern (Hal) Brooks, Albert (Lori) Coats, and Bobby Coats.

          She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Enetta Hudson-Carr; brothers, Edward Coats and Willie Taylor; a brother-in-law, Wesley Westerfield; and her significant other, Cleotha Avant, Jr.

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Funeral Service
May 8, 2020

1:00 PM
Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home
614 Main Street
Davenport, IA 52803

Video is available for this event

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